School of International Relations, University of St Andrews and Department of Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Ian Taylor is a Professor in International Relations at the University of St Andrews. His main research interests are in Africa's international relations and Chinese foreign policy.
Mr Taylor holds a DPhil from the University of Stellenbosch and a MPhil from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to coming to St Andrews in 2004 he taught African Politics for four years at the University of Botswana. Mr Taylor lived in China and Africa for a total of eleven years and have visited/conducted research in 29 African countries.
Publications: China in Africa: The New Imperialists or a New Opportunity? (forthcoming); The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (2007); China and Africa: Engagement and Compromise (2006); NEPAD: Towards Africa's Development or Another False Start? (2005); Stuck in Middle GEAR: South Africa's Post-Apartheid Foreign Relations (2001) as well as numerous articles, edited books, chapters etc.