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British Academy Fellows

Record for: KING, Professor Desmond

Post: Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government, University of Oxford

Specialisms: USA, Canada and/or Mexico; Political Studies

Appointments:
Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government, University of Oxford Nuffield College (2002-)
Lecturer London School of Economics and Political Science (1988-1991)
Professor of Politics and Fellow St John's College (1991-2002)

Principal publications:
Making Americans: Immigration, Race and the Origin of the Diverse Democracy, 2000
Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government, 1995
Actively Seeking Work? The Politics of Welfare and Unemployment in Britain and the USA, 1995

Elected to the Fellowship: 2003 § S5

Website:

http://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/index.php/profile/desmond-king.html