David Held holds the Graham Wallas Chair in Political Science at the London School of Economics.
His publications include Democracy and the Global Order: From the Modern State to Cosmopolitan Governance (1995), Global Transformations: Politics, Economics, and Culture (1999), Global Covenant (2004), Globalisation/Anti-Globalisation (2007), Models of Democracy (2006), and Cosmopolitanism: Ideals and Realities (2010).
His main research interests include the study of globalization, changing forms of democracy, and the prospects of regional and global governance. He is a Director of Polity Press, which he cofounded in 1984, and General Editor of Global Policy.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2011