Maurizio Carbone is Professor of International Relations & Development and Jean Monnet Professor of EU External Policies in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. In 2013 he received the Abilitazione as Professore Ordinario (Full Professor) from Italy’s “National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes”. He has previously taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University and has held visiting research positions at the University of Cambridge, University of Cologne, Sciences Po (Paris), European University Institute, University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), and University of Trento (Italy).

Professor Carbone’s main research interests are on the external relations of the European Union, foreign aid, the politics of international development, as well as European and Italian Politics. His work has appeared, inter alia, in Global Governance, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Journal of European Integration, Journal of International Development, Third World Quarterly, and West European Politics. Among his recent books are: The European Union and International Development: The Politics of Foreign Aid (Routledge, 2007), Policy Coherence and EU Development Policy (ed., Routledge, 2009), and The European Union in Africa: Incoherent Policies, Asymmetrical Partnership, Declining Relevance? (ed., Manchester University Press, 2013).

Prof Carbone is the founding editor of Contemporary Italian Politics, a peer-reviewed journal published by Taylor & Francis (Routledge).

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