Michael F Keating is Assistant Professor of International Relations and International Political Studies at Richmond, the American International University in London. http://www.richmond.ac.uk/faculty/dr-michael-keating.aspx
His research interests revolve around globalisation, governance and development. This continuing research project combines comparative and international political economy with public policy, and has a regional focus on Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. His PhD Thesis was titled Global Best Practice(s) and Institutional Reform in Developing States: Central Banks and the Electricity Sector in Malaysia and Uganda, and his MA Thesis The IMF, the World Bank and the Political Economy of Development: Inconsistency in the 1990s.Dr Keating graduated with a PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick in February 2006. Previously, he studied Political Science at the University of Western Australia, graduating with a BA (1st Class Honours) in 1998, and an MA (by Research) in 2000. Dr Keating has worked for CSGR in several capacities, including in 2003 for the 8th ASEF University, and in 2001 as Research Fellow for the Bridging Research and Policy workshop.