Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor is Professor in International Relations and African Political Economy at the University of St Andrews and also Chair Professor in the School of International Studies, Renmin University of China. His most recent books are African Politics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2018); Global Governance and Transnationalising Capitalist Hegemony: The Myth of the ‘Emerging Powers’ (Routledge, 2017); (with Zhangxi Cheng) China’s Aid to Africa: Does Friendship Really Matter? (Routledge, 2017); and Africa Rising? BRICS – Diversifying Dependency (James Currey, 2014).