Geoffrey Pridham Professor of European Politics, Bristol University.
"Professor of European Politics at Bristol University, UK; and currently ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council, UK) Fellow working on Europeanising Democratisation?: EU Accession and Post-Communist Politics in Slovakia, Latvia and Romania. His book publications include: The Dynamics of Democratization: A Comparative Approach (Continuum, 2000); and, Designing Democracy: EU Enlargement and Regime Change in Post-Communist Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).
"Research Associate at the Department of the Foreign Office, 1965-67; Research Associate at the Institute of Contemporary History, 1967-69. Lecturer at Bristol from 1969, Reader from 1982, Professor from 1993. Former Reviews Editor of West European Politics; Associate Editor of South European Society and Politics 1995-2003. Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Studies 1987-2002. University Research Fellowship 2000-2001. Leverhulme Research Grant 2002-2004. ESRC Research Fellowship 2004-2007."