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Personal profile


Lawrence Hardy is an Honorary Fellow of the University having previously been an Associate Professor in European Studies.  He retired in September 2021.  


Prior to entering academia he was a manager for 26 years with a major local authority in the UK.

Areas of Expertise

British politics; European studies and politics; local government and politics and local governance in general.

Teaching Interests

Teaching prior to retirement focused on international relations, European studies, local government, and ensuring that students develop the skills required for successful study in higher education and have opportunities to enhance their employability.