ProfileRobert Pauls is an assistant professor in the Department of International Studies. Previously, he was a lecturer at the Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, where he also received his PhD in 2015.
His research interests are in Comparative and International Political Economy with a focus on China and East Asia. In his research, he seeks to bridge theoretical divides between political science and economics as well as comparative and international political economy.
His current research focuses on transformations of China's financial system.
Robert Pauls teaches the modules INS202 International Relations Research Methods and INS407 Global Transformations and Crises.
Dr Pauls welcomes students who are interested in Ph.D. research with a focus on the Comparative and International Political Economy of China, especially from critical and heterodox perspectives.