Professor Roland Axtmann
Honorary Research Fellow
College of Arts and Humanities
Telephone: (01792) 602325

After his PhD at the London School of Economics, Roland taught at the University of Aberdeen for 16 years. Roland joined the Department in 2005 as a Professor of Politics and International Relations. He held visiting appointments at Heidelberg University (Germany); Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria); University of California, Los Angeles; and Deakin University, Melbourne. In 2011, he was a visiting professor at the University of Queensland in Brisbane (Australia). Currently, he is a visiting fellow at the Sydney Democracy Initiative at Sydney University.

Publications

  1. Axtmann, R. Freedom and Political Form: On Philip Pettit’s Republican Theory of Democracy Critical Horizons 1 20
  2. Axtmann, R. 'Global Governance, Constitutionalism and Democracy' (Ed.), Democracy and Crisis 189 208 PlagraveMacmillan
  3. Axtmann, R. Conceptualising Democracy Australian Journal of Political Science
  4. Axtmann, R. Cosmopolitanism and Globality: Kant, Arendt, and Beck on the Global Condition German Politics and Society 29 3
  5. Axtmann, R. ‘Democracy and Globality’ Studies of Transition States and Societies 2 1 22 35

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Supervision

  • The Dialectics of Populism: An Investigation into the Power of Mythology, Collective Trauma and Far-right Appropriation. Cross-historical case studies in Oswald Spengler and Jordan Peterson. (current)

    MA
    Other supervisor: Dr Matthew Wall
  • There is a slight adjustment in the tittle of my research thesis as this has been communicated by supervisor before this time : Note the new tittle is :«br /»«br /»«br /» Assessing Transitional Justice Mechanisms and their potential for supporting the Relief, Rehabilitation and Development Continuum in Postwar Sierra Leone – A missed opportunity (current)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Krijn Peters
  • 'Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Adult and Community Learning: From Policy to Pedagogy' (awarded 2019)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Keith Halfacree
    Other supervisor: Dr Mark Evans
    Other supervisor: Prof David / Dave Clarke
  • Evaluating the effects of training on women's political participation and representation in Nigeria. (awarded 2018)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Krijn Peters
  • 'Conservative Party Discourses Transfromed? An Examination of Responses to Demands for Homosexual Law Reform and Equality from 1953-2013' (awarded 2018)

    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Mark Evans
  • 'The Role of China''''s Post 90s and Millennial Generation in the Development of Public Environmentalism.' (awarded 2017)

    MA
    Other supervisor: Dr Matthew Wall