Faculty & Staff
Timothy M. Shaw, PhD
Research Professor; Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance
Graduate Program Director, Global Governance and Human Security
McCormack Graduate School
- 617.287.4598 Telephone:
- Timothy.Shaw@umb.edu Email:
100 Morrissey Blvd. Office Location: Wheatley Hall, 4th Floor, Room 128
Areas of Expertise
International Political Economy, Human Development and Human Security, African and Caribbean Region
PhD, Princeton University
Tim Shaw joined the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance at the beginning of the fall 2012 semester as graduate program director of the new Global Governance and Human Security PhD program. He has an extraordinary record, both as a scholar and administrator, most recently as professor and director at the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in Trinidad; associate research fellow at UNU Comparative Regional Integration Studies in Bruges; and senior fellow at Centre for International Governance Innovation at the, University of Waterloo.
Shaw previously directed the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London where he remains emeritus professor. As of February 1, 2013, he is an assigned professor in the faculty of social science at Aalborg University; and he continues to be visiting professor at Mbarara and Stellenbosch Universities.
Shaw edits of the international political economy book series for both Ashgate Publishing (www.ashgate.com/ipenr) and Palgrave Macmillan (www.palgrave.com/ipe). His most recent co-edited works include Diplomacies of Small States (forthcoming in 2013), Africa & IR in the 21st Century (2012), Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy (2012), Ashgate Research Companion to Regionalisms (2011), and Inter-American Cooperation at a Crossroads (2011).