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Centre of Development Studies

 

Biography

Dr Park teaches on the history and politics of development for Paper 15 (co-coordinator with Dr Hirai) and for Paper 2 (assisting Dr Fennell). His PhD, completed as a J.E. Cairnes Scholar at Girton College, was entitled 'When better worlds collide: historical essays on the politics of international development and social science' (2020).
 
 

Research

Research areas: global history, global governance, international cooperation, international development
 
Current research topics: global IR, history and politics of development, decolonising knowledge, middle power multilateralism

Publications

Key publications: 
Park, A.S. 2020. 'Navigating regional identity and development: implications for ASEAN.' Policy report. ASEAN Development Outlook (Jakarta: ASEAN).
 
Park, A.S. 2020. 'When better worlds collide: historical essays on the politics of international development and social science.' PhD Thesis. University of Cambridge.
 
Park, A.S. 2017. 'Does the development discourse learn from history?' World Development 96: 52-64.
 
Park, A.S. 2016. Review of 'Vanishing into things: knowledge in Chinese tradition' by Barry Allen. Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 17.1: 140-144.
 
Park, A., Gaurav, N. and P. Low. 2013. Supply chain issues and perspectives (Geneva: World Trade Organization).

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 
Paper 15: Human development and education
 
Paper 2: Institutions and development
Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
BS (MIT), MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)
Currently not taking PhD students

Contact Details

ahp36@cam.ac.uk

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