Philip Nel received his DPhil in Philosophy from the University of Stellenbosch in 1984. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, until 2002. Since 2003, he is Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Otago, New Zealand, where he was Head of the Department from 2007 to 2010. He has been visiting Professor in Germany and Japan, and is a Professor Extraordinaire at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
He teaches Global Governance (4th year), Global Political Economy (2nd year), and Ethics and International Relations (3rd year).
Philip was one of the founding editors of the International Studies Association journal Foreign Policy Analysis, and serves on the editorial boards of Global Society and International Studies Perspectives.
Nel, Philip, Dirk Nabers and Melanie Hanif (eds) (2012) 'Regional Powers and Global Redistribution', Special Issue of Global Society: Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations, Vol 26, No 3, July 2012.
Nel, PR (2011) 'The Political Consequences of Natural Disasters: A Review and Agenda', Proceedings of the 7th APRU Research Symposium on Multi-hazards around the Pacific Rim, The University of Auckland, 24-26 November 2011.
Nel, PR (2010) 'Redistribution and Recognition: What Regional Powers Want', Review of International Studies, Vol 36, No 4, pp. 951-974.
Mylek, I. and Nel, P. (2010) 'Religion and relief: the role of religion in mobilizing civil society against global poverty', Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 5: 2, 81-97.
Nel, Philip and Detlef Nolte (2010) 'Introduction: special section on regional powers in a changing global order', Review of International Studies, Vol 36, No 4, 877-879.
Nel, Philip & Stephen Matthew (2010) 'The Foreign Economic Policies of the IBSA States', in Daniel Flemes (ed.), Regional Leadership in the Global System: Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers (Aldershot: Ashgate), pp.71-90.
Boston, J., P.R. Nel, and M. Righarts (eds) (2009) Climate Change and Security: Planning for the Future. Wellington: Institute of Policy Studies, 113 pp.
Nel, P.R. (2008) The Politics of Inequality in Developing Countries. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 204 pp.
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