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Paul M Heywood

University of Nottingham and Global Integrity
Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics; Programme Director, GI-ACE
United Kingdom
Professor Paul M Heywood holds the Sir Francis Hill Chair of European Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is currently academic lead of the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence programme, funded by DFID (2018-21), designed to identify new initiatives that can help developing countries tackle the scourge of corruption and the negative impact it has on millions of people's lives. His research focuses on political corruption, institutional design and state capacity, and he is author, co-author or editor of eighteen books and more than eighty journal articles and book chapters. Professor Heywood is a Trustee of Transparency International-UK, where he chairs the Advocacy and Research Committee. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (2002), a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (2012), and a Fellow of Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (2013).