Department of Politics and International Studies

Professor Stephen Chan, OBE

Key information

Roles
Department of Politics and International Studies Admissions Tutor: MSc International Politics Centre for Global Media and Communications Associate Member, Centre for Media and Film Studies Centre of African Studies Management Committee Member
Department
Department of Politics and International Studies
Qualifications
BA, MA (Auckland); MA (London); PhD (Kent)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
253
Email address
sc5@soas.ac.uk
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4655
Support hours
Tuesdays 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Biography

Stephen was an international civil servant involved with several key diplomatic initiatives in Africa, helping to pioneer modern electoral observation, and continues to be seconded to diplomatic assignments today. He has twice been Dean at SOAS and has published 35 books and supervised 40 successful PhD theses. He won the 2010 International Studies Association prize, Eminent Scholar in Global Development and broadcasts and lectures internationally.

 

Professor Chan will be available for academic support consultations on Tuesday afternoons by email appointment made ahead of time, followed by meetings on a designated platform.

 

Research interests

International politics of Southern Africa. Multicultural composition of ethics

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Mr Nick Branson Extraversion strategies and aid negotiations: How African hybrid regimes manage donor demands
Mr Arkmore Kori Parliamentary Committees and Good Governance in Africa: A Comparative Study of Kenya and Zimbabwe
Hangwei Li Media Politics in a Globalised World: Chinese Media in Africa
Mr Hang Zhou Bring African Bureaucracies back in: Negotiations and Implementation of Chinese Development Engagement in Uganda

Publications

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