Timothy J. Sinclair is Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Warwick. He is author or editor of five books. Dr Sinclair is a political scientist by training, whose work is concentrated in the field of international relations and the sub-field of international political economy. His research interests include theories of global governance, the politics of global finance, institutional change in market societies, and a new concern with the political economy of military organization and warfare.
During 2001/2002, Sinclair was Visiting Scholar at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Sinclair was born in Taumarunui, New Zealand, and subsequently lived in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Sinclair was educated at St. Andrew's College in Christchurch, and completed a BA and MA (Hons.) in political science at the University of Canterbury. During the late 1980s, Sinclair served as an official in the New Zealand Treasury. Sinclair emigrated in late 1989, and undertook a Ph.D in political science at York University in Toronto. His Ph.D dissertation won a York University dissertation prize in 1996. He emigrated for a second time when he joined the faculty at Warwick in 1995. In 2007, Sinclair received the higher doctoral degree, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) from the University of Warwick. Sinclair's recent book, The New Masters of Capital, is published by Cornell University Press in the Cornell Studies in Political Economy (CSPE) series, edited by Peter J. Katzenstein.