Dr Eric Shaw

Honorary Research Fellow

Politics University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Eric Shaw

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B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Politics I was educated at the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester. I joined Stirling University in 1990. Prior to that I worked at Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University). Before becoming an academic, I was a researcher in the International Department of the Labour Party.  I have written five books on the Labour party (the last, with Gerry Hassan, entilted 'The Strange Death of Labour Scotland' published 2012) .  . In my spare time I read (mainly fiction and history), watch films, walk, cycle and listen to classical and rock music (Pink Floyd above all).