Dominic Kelly is Lecturer in International Political Economy in the Department of Politics and International Studies, the University of Warwick. He completed his MA in International Studies and PhD in IPE/Area Studies at the University of Sheffield. His subsequent book on Japan’s role in East Asian regionalism was published by Palgrave in 2002. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Political Economy Research Centre based at Sheffield.
Dominic maintains an interest in Japanese and East Asian political economy, and has published a number of book chapters and journal articles in this area the latest of which is a study of the role of key material resources in the security and development of Japan. As an outgrowth of this work he is currently researching the role of nuclear power in Japan, East Asia and the wider world. Dominic is active within the field of Japanese/East Asian Studies, and is currently Honorary Treasurer of the British Association for Japanese Studies.
In addition, Dominic works on the diplomacy of government-business relations with a specific focus on the place and role of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in international affairs. Ongoing work in this area includes historical analyses of the ICC’s role in the forging of a liberal peace. Dominic is active within the field of Diplomatic Studies, and is currently Convenor of the BISA Working Group on Diplomacy and Editor of the working paper series Clingendael Discussion Papers in Diplomacy.
Finally, Dominic works on the politics and political economy of international trade. With Wyn Grant he has recently published a major edited book on this subject to which he contributed several of the substantive chapters.