Professor, Durham University
David Held is a master at University College, Durham, and a professor of politics and international relations at Durham University. His main research interests include the study of globalization, changing forms of democracy and the prospects of regional and global governance.
David is a director of Polity Press, which he co-founded in 1984, and is the general editor of Global Policy. Among his most recent publications are “Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation is Failing” (2013), “Cosmopolitanism: Ideals and Realities” (2010), “Globalisation/Anti-Globalisation” (2007), “Models of Democracy” (2006) and “Global Transformations” (1999).