Owen ParkerOwen Parker

Position: Senior Lecturer in European Politics and co-leader of SPERI’s research programme on ‘European Capitalism and the Future of the European Union

Email: o.parker@sheffield.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)114 2221695

Areas of interests and expertise: The EU, European Political Economy, European Citizenship/Identity, Theories of International Relations/International Political Economy.

Owen Parker is Associate Fellow of SPERI and Senior lecturer in Politics at the University of Sheffield. He joined the Department in April 2012. He was awarded a PhD in Politics and International Studies from Warwick in September 2010 (ESRC funded), holds Masters degrees from Warwick (Politics, International Political Economy track, 2007) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (International Relations, 2002) and a BSc from Bath (Politics and Economics, 2000).

Owen’s research sits at the intersection of international theory and European studies. In particular, his work is interested in the relationship between Europe as a political and economic project. Recent and ongoing research focuses on questions related to EU citizenship and migration within and into the EU. He is co-editing a SPERI publication on the crisis in the periphery of the Eurozone.

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