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Simon Sweeney, Dr

University of York, York Management School

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


Frequent letter contributor to Guardian, Independent and local newspapers; also Times, Financial Times, Japan Times. Various interviews on EU affairs BBC Radio York.

Language Skills

  • Italian (professional competence)
  • Spanish (professional competence)
  • French (intermediate level)
  • German (elementary)


Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy. Author of 'Europe, the State and Globalisation' (Longman, 2005; Routledge, 2016) on the relationship between the state and European integration within the context of the Neoliberal contemporary economic globalisation. PhD (Leeds, 2015) 'Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP): power, bureaucratic politics and grand strategy'.Former UK Bologna Expert (2006-2013), expertise on European Higher Education Area (EHEA), internationalisation, mobility and quality assurance.