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BA, Cum Laude, Political Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1996)
MA, Political Science, Louisiana State University (1998)
PhD, Political Science, Arizona State University (2003)


Research Statement

I work in the areas of comparative and international politics with a primary interest in the political economy of development and energy markets. This research has mainly been focussed on sub-Saharan Africa and the post-colonial world, but incorporates more recently also aspects of US politics.

My research at Queen's has been funded by the ESRC World Economy and Finance Research Programme, the British Academy, the Nuffield Foundation and the DfE Global Challenges Research Fund. Publications indicative of my key research interests have appeared in journals such as Political StudiesPolitical GeographyBusiness & SocietyThird World QuarterlyDemocratization, The Extractive Industries and SocietyAnnual Review of Environment and Resources, Journal of Contemporary African Studies and Commonwealth & Comparative Politics. I am also the author of Africa’s Development Impasse: Rethinking the Political Economy of Transformation (Zed Books).



At the undergraduate level I convene and teach American Politics and a final-year module entitled Global Political Economy of Energy, as well as convening the Politics and PPE Dissertation modules. At MA level I contribute primarily to International Political Economy. 

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energy Social Sciences
market Earth & Environmental Sciences
empowerment Earth & Environmental Sciences
leadership Earth & Environmental Sciences
economics Earth & Environmental Sciences
liberalism Earth & Environmental Sciences
development theory Earth & Environmental Sciences
ANC Social Sciences

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Projects 2004 2019

Research Output 2001 2019

The Impact of the US Energy Revolution and Decarbonisation on Energy Markets in Africa

Andreasson, S., May 2019, Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges of Integration into the Global Economy. Scholvin, S., Black, A., Revilla Diez, J. & Turok, I. (eds.). Springer, (Advances in African Economic, Social and Political Development).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Unconventional Energy in Africa: Impact of the US Shale Revolution and Prospects for African Exploration

Andreasson, S., 2019, The Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources. Dorraj, M. & Morgan, K. (eds.). New York: Lexington Books, p. 223-243

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Emerging frontiers of energy exploration in post-boom Africa

Andreasson, S., 2018, The International Political Economy of Oil and Gas. Raszewski, S. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 195-208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access

Klimawandel oder Wirtschaftskollaps? Die subsaharischen Ölexportländer stehen vor einem großen Dilemma

Andreasson, S. & Scholvin, S., 01 Nov 2018, iz3w, 369, p. 10-12.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Activities 1996 2019

Lexington Books (Publisher)

Stefan Andreasson (Peer reviewer)
Feb 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

External Examiner, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

Stefan Andreasson (Examiner)
10 Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Energy and Society in Transition

Stefan Andreasson (Presenter)
28 May 201931 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Shale Gas in the Global South

Stefan Andreasson (Organiser)
18 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

ECPR General Conference 2018

Stefan Andreasson (Chair)
22 Aug 201825 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Press / Media

"America's Pastor": the legacy of Billy Graham

Stefan Andreasson


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The resignation of President Robert Mugabe and Zimbabwe's transition

Stefan Andreasson


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Interview, 2016 US presidential election

Stefan Andreasson


1 media contribution

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BBC The View, live television panel on US elections

Stefan Andreasson


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment