Dr Graham Timmins

 

Director of Education, School of Government and Society
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Graham Timmins

Contact details

School of Government and Society
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Dr Timmins is a specialist on European integration with a particular focus on the external relations and foreign policy role of the European Union.

Feedback and office hours

I am available for student consultation at 3.30-4.30pm during teaching periods and otherwise by appointment.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Russian and Soviet Studies, Portsmouth Polytechnic, 1986.

MPhil Soviet and East European Studies, University of Glasgow, 1991.

PhD in Political Science, University of Huddersfield, 1997.

Biography

1991-1995 - Lecturer in Politics, Department of Politics, University of Huddersfield.

1995-2000 - Senior Lecturer in Politics, Department of Politics, University of Huddersfield.

1997-2000 - Head of Department: Dept of History, Politics and Languages, University of Huddersfield.

 

2000-2006 - Senior Lecturer in Politics, Department of Politics, University of Stirling.

2002-2008 - Head of Department: Department of Politics, University of Stirling.

2006-2012 - Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, University of Stirling.

2010-2012 - Director of Learning and Teaching, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling.

 

2012-Present - Director of Education, School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham.

2012-Present - Senior Lecturer in International Politics, School of Govt and Society, University of Birmingham.

Teaching

Politics, Policy and Protest (24628).

Institutions and Policies of the European Union (20897).

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Timmins is available to supervise in areas related to the external relations and foreign policy role of the European Union with specific reference to EU-Russia and German-Russian relations.

Research

Dr Timmins is a specialist on European integration with a particular focus on the external relations and foreign policy role of the European Union. He has published on EU-Russia and German politics, and was awarded the honorary title of Jean Monnet Professor in European Integration Studies by the European Commission in 2002. He was a joint co-ordinator of the EU-Russia Collaborative Research Network funded by the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) and the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) during 2006-2012, and is a member of the National Advisory Board for Europe-Asia Studies and of the editorial committee for the BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies.

Publications

Building a Bigger Europe: European Union and NATO Enlargement in Comparative Perspective (co-author Martin A.Smith), Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000.

Uncertain Europe: Building a New European Security Order? (co-editor Martin A.Smith), London: Routledge, 2001.

Russia and Europe in the Twenty-First Century: An Uneasy Partnership (co-editor Jackie Gower),London: Anthem, 2007 and revised edition in 2009.

The Politics of the New Germany(co-authors Simon Green, Dan Hough and Alister Miskimmon),London: Routledge, 2008.

The European Union, Russia and the Shared Neighbourhood (co-editor Jackie Gower), London: Routledge, 2010.

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