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Jappe Eckhardt

Senior Lecturer, Department of Politics

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Jappe is a Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy at the Department of Politics, the University of York since 2016. He holds a BSc in Political Science and MSc in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam. He attained his PhD from the University of Antwerp (Belgium)in 2011 focusing on EU-China trade relations.
 
Following his PhD, he worked for three years at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, in Switzerland as a Senior Research Fellow. In 2015 he worked a year as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada). He also held visiting positions at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (2010) and the University of International Business and Economics (2013), both in Beijing.

His main research and teaching interests are in the fields of International Political Economy, Global Governance, and European and Asian Regionalism. More specifically, most of his research to date has focused on the politics of trade, business-government relations, global value chains and, since recently, global health governance.

His work has been funded by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), the European Commission (Marie Curie Fellowship) and the National Institutes of Health in the US and has been published in several leading international academic journals. His book “Business Lobbying and Trade Governance: The Case of EU-China Relations” was published by Palgrave in 2015.

 

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Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre
igdc@york.ac.uk
01904 321042
Department of Politics, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
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Contact us

Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre
igdc@york.ac.uk
01904 321042
Department of Politics, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
@York_IGDC