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Dr David Sweeting

Biography

David studied Social Policy at the University of Portsmouth for his first degree, before studying MSc Public Policy and Administration at the London School of Economics (LSE). He returned to Portsmouth for his PhD in local democracy.

His first academic post commenced in 1998 in the Cities Research Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE). He worked for nine years as a Research Fellow on various research projects. He left UWE in 2007 to take up a lectureship in the Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research in School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. In between he was fortunate enough to hold a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, in the academic year 2007/8.