Dermot McCann
Dermot McCann

Dermot McCann

Senior Lecturer: Governance and International Relations

Dr McCann is responsible for two MA International Relations degrees (Globalisation and Interdisciplinary). He is also the chair of the Board of Examiners for all GIR taught postgraduate courses.

His teaching encompasses European Union politics and comparative and international political economy at both under and postgraduate levels. He is currently supervising PhD students undertaking research in the field of EU foreign policy and its institutional development. He is also interested in supervising work in comparative political economy.

Recent publications include:


  • The Political Economy of the European Union: An Institutionalist Perspective, Polity, 2010

Journal Articles

  • 'Transforming European Capitalism? The European Union and the Governance of Companies', Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Vol. 14, No. 4. Forthcoming 2014.
  • ‘Global Markets and National Regulation: The Protection of Shareholders Interests in Germany and Italy’, Government and Opposition, 42/1, 2007.
  • ‘Globalisation, European Integration and Regulatory Reform in Italy: Liberalism, Protectionism or Reconstruction’, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 12/1, 2007.

Dermot McCann
Head of Politics and International Relations