MA, PhD, FRSE, FBA, MAE
Michael Keating is Emeritus Professor of Politics at the University of Aberdeen and Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He graduated from the University of Oxford in 1971 and in 1975 was the first PhD graduate from what is now Glasgow Caledonian University. He specialises in comparative European politics, territorial politics and nationalism and UK devolution and speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian. Michael is a fellow of the British Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Academy of Social Sciences and European Academy and has taught in universities in Scotland, England, Canada, the USA, France and Spain and at the European University Institute in Italy.He is author of 20 books, 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 130 chapters in edited books, and has edited 21 books. Among his publications are Plurinational Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2001); The Independence of Scotland (Oxford University Press, 2009); Rescaling the European State (Oxford University Press, 2013); (edited) Debating Scotland. Issues of Independence and Union in the 2014 Referendum (Oxford University Press, 2017), State and Nation in the United Kingdom: The Fractured Union (Oxford University Press, 2021). Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences. A Pluralist Perspective, (Cambridge University Press, 2008) edited with Donatella della Porta, is widely used in doctoral training programmes in social sciences.Michael was founding Director of the Centre on Constitutional Change in Edinburgh 2013-21) and is currently General Secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Personal Web Site: professormichaelkeating.org
- BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics1971 - University of Oxford
- PhD Politics1975 - Glasgow College of Technology/ CNAA
- Doctorat Honoris Causa Politics2010 - University of Louvain la Neuve
- Doctorate Honoris Causa Politics2022 - University of Santiago de Compostela
British Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Academy of Social Sciences and European Academy