Mr Richard McAllister
Before joining the Department Richard worked in the UK Diplomatic Service. He was Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1973-74, and in 1977-8 conducted research on central-local relations for the Outer Circle Policy Unit, London. Senior Lecturer until 2002; Honorary Fellow since 2002.
Rchard's main teaching and research areas include the politics and policies of the European Union, French politics, and central-local relations in European states. Publications include From EC to EU, Routledge, 1997; the 'Annual Review of the Activities of the EC' (with C Brewin) each year from 1986 to 1993, for the Journal of Common Market Studies ; 'Trade Unions', in France Today (ed. J E Flower, 8th edition 1997), Europe Redefined (Rapporteur: IASH, Edinburgh 1991), and Europe: Ways Forward (Rapporteur, with Sir Mark Russell, IASH, Edinburgh 1993). He has also contributed to many books including M.Buckley & S. Cummings (eds) Kosovo (Continuum, 2001) and M. Buckley & R. Fawn (eds) 'Global Responses to Terrorism' (Routledge 2003) and to consultancy papers on the EU for organisations such as Oxford Analytica and the Economist Intelligence Unit.