SPERI is delighted to announce that it has appointed Scott Lavery to the position of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. He will take up the post for two years from 1 January 2016. His research will focus on ‘Britain’s changing place in Europe: Understanding the role of the ‘Anglo-liberal’ heartlands in Europe’s shifting political economy’.
Scott has spent the last three years working at SPERI on a PhD thesis on the uneven development of Britain’s growth model under New Labour and in the post-crisis period. During that time he has contributed regularly to SPERI Comment, published several SPERI Briefs and Papers and fully engaged with the strategic direction of SPERI. Scott is a member of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies Young Academics Network and a founding member of the SPERI PGR network.
Scott graduated with a first-class degree in Philosophy and Politics from the University of Glasgow in 2009, before completing his Master’s degree with Distinction in International Political Economy at the University of York in 2012.