Robert Michael Ahearne
Department of Social Sciences , School of Education and Communities
Areas Of Interest
- Political economy
- African politics
- Environmental politics
- Global governance
I am a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, and I teach across all three years of the undergraduate course. I am also the Course Leader for the MSc International Relations, for which I also contribute a module.
- Ahearne, R.M. and Childs, J. (2018) ‘“National resources”? The fragmented citizenship of gas extraction in Tanzania,’ Journal of Eastern African Studies, 12(4): 696-715
- Ahearne R.M. (2017) ‘The Developing World in the Global Economy,’ in Burnell, V. and Rakner, L. (eds.) Politics in the Developing World, 5th Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press
- Ahearne, R.M. (2016) ‘Development and Progress as Historical Phenomena in Tanzania: “Maendeleo? We Had That in the Past”,’ African Studies Review, 59(1): 77-96
- Ahearne, R.M. (2014) ‘Le Développement? C’est Du Passé’ Une Lecture Historique Des Récits Du Progrès Dans La Tanzania Du Sud,’ Politique Africaine, No. 135, p.23-46
I have also published six articles on The Conversation over the past five years (2017-2022).