The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff Profile

Dr Richard Dodgson

Lecturer in International Politics


I am the Director of Postgraduate Teaching and MA Degree Programmes Director (DPD) in the Department of Politics.


Module leader for:

POL 2094 The United Nations

POL 8041 Thinking about Global Politics

POL 8018 The State in the International Political Economy

POL 8098 and POL 8099 MA Dissertation



Current research interests and expertise:

- International Political Economy

- The UN and global governance

- Globalization, poverty and development

- The global politics of population

I recently wrote a short piece on poverty, inequality and economics for The Conversation, which you can find here:

You can find further information on my research and publications here -