Position: Professorial Fellow
Areas of interest and expertise: The Political Economy of the Crisis; Global Political Economic Trends; Development Issues; Global Governance.
Tony Payne was the founding co-director of SPERI, with Colin Hay, up to July 2017. He joined the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield in 1985 and was promoted to Professor in 1993. He was Chairman of the Department of Politics between 1992-5 and 1998-2001. He was the Director of the Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) from 1996-9 and Co-Director from 2002-4. He was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Social Sciences from 2008-12. He read history and social and political science at Cambridge and subsequently studied at the University of the West Indies and the University of Manchester from where he received his PhD. He worked at Huddersfield Polytechnic from 1979-85 before coming to Sheffield. He was a Research Associate at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in 1989, Hallsworth Fellow in Political Economy at the University of Manchester in 1995-6, a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation at the University of Warwick between 1997-2006 and Chairman of the International Advisory Council of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies of the University of London between 2002-6. He was Managing Editor of New Political Economy from 1995-2005. He was also Visiting Professor in the Department of Public Administration of City University Hong Kong in May 2005 and Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University from 2006-10.
Relevant publications by Tony Payne
- Civic Capitalism (Polity 2015, with Colin Hay)
- Handbook of the International Political Economy of Governance (Edward Elgar, 2014, with Nicola Phillips)
- Development (Polity, 2010, with Nicola Phillips)
- Key Debates in New Political Economy (Routledge, 2006)
- The Global Politics of Unequal Development (Palgrave, 2005)
- The New Regional Politics of Development (Palgrave, 2004)
- The New Political Economy of Globalisation, 2 volumes (Edward Elgar, 2000, with Richard Higgott)
- Regionalism and World Order (Macmillan, 1996, with Andrew Gamble)
Other selected publications since 2004
- The Global Governance of Global Crisis: Why the G20 Summit was Created and What We still Need it to Do. SPERI Paper, 2014.
- ‘How many Gs are there in ‘global governance’ after the crisis? The perspectives of the ‘marginal majority’ of the world’s states’, International Affairs, 86 (3), 729-740, 2010 available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2346.2010.00908.x/abstract
- ‘Aftershock: Naomi Klein and the Global Financial Crisis’, New Political Economy, 14 (3), 423-428, 2009 available at www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13563460903087706
- ‘Vulnerability as a Condition, Resilience as a Strategy’, in A F Cooper and T M Shaw, The Diplomacies of Small States: Between Vulnerability and Resilience, Palgrave, London, 2009, pp 279-85.
- ‘The G8 in a changing global economic order’, International Affairs, 84 (3), 519-533, 2008 available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2346.2008.00721.x/abstract
- Repositioning the Caribbean within Globalisation, with Paul Sutton, Caribbean Paper No 1, The Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Canada, 2007 available at www.cigionline.org/publications/2007/6/repositioning-caribbean-within-globalistion
- Living in a Less Unequal World: The Making of Renewed Progressive Global Policy, Institute for Public Policy Research, London, 2007, available at www.ippr.org/publications/55/1586/living-in-a-less-unequal-world-the-making-of-renewed-progressive-global-policy
- ‘The Genealogy of New Political Economy’, in A J Payne, Key Debates in New Political Economy, Routledge, London, 2006, pp 1-10.
- ‘The Study of Governance in a Global Political Economy’, in Nicola Phillips, Globalizing International Political Economy, Palgrave, London, 2005, pp 55-81.