Alasdair Blair is the Jean Monnet Professor of International Relations and Head of the Department of Politics and Public Policy at De Montfort University. Professor Blair is also the Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of European Governance at De Montfort University. He earned his M.A. in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Coventry University, M.A. in Economic History and Politics from the University of Aberdeen, and M.A. in Diplomatic Studies and Ph.D. in Politics from the University of Leicester.
Professor Blair’s main area of research and teaching is in the area of European Union politics, British foreign policy, international negotiation, diplomacy, qualitative research methods, and teaching and learning.
Blair, Alasdair. “Making and Remaking the Political: Lessons from the US Experience of Civic and Political Engagement in the Teaching of Political Science.” (2016).
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