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Professor of Political Economy, University of Sydney

Adam David Morton is Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney, which he joined in 2014. Previously he was an Associate Professor of Political Economy and co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) at the University of Nottingham (2005-2014). Before joining SPIR, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Lancaster University (2002-5) and an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of International Politics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (2001-2), where he also completed his PhD.

Adam specialises in the themes of political economy, state theory, historical sociology, globalisation and development in their relevance to the study of modern Mexico and Latin America.


  • –present
    Professor in Political Economy , University of Sydney