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Biography

Biography

Dr Marc Schelhase is a Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department and since 2009 he has also been a Visiting Professor in the Analysis and Management of Political Risk at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. He holds a BA and MA in International Relations from Keele University Keele and a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick, which was funded by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (competition award). Dr Schelhase’s background is in political economy, in particular the role of business in processes of regionalisation and globalisation in the Americas, which is the subject of his first book Globalization, Regionalization and Business: Conflict, Convergence and Influence. He is currently working on his next research project entitled Risking Money, Risking Lives: The Political Economy of Risk in Financial Markets and Defence. The findings of this research are due to be published as a monograph and in the form of several articles. The project compares and contrasts risk and risk management in the context of two case studies, namely financial markets and defence. Dr Schelhase sits on the Steering Committee of the Control and Risk Self Assessment Forum associated with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a member of the Open World Initiative of the Evian Group, among others.

Research Interests

  • Political Economy
  • Risk and Risk Analysis
  • Regional Integration in the Americas

MA Special Subject

Risk and Risk Analysis in the Contemporary (Security) Context

PhD Supervision

Dr Schelhase is happy to supervise PhD students in the following broad subject areas:

  • Political Economy
  • Risk and Risk Analysis
  • Regional Integration in the Americas

 

Dr Marc Schelhase PURE Profile