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  • M.A., University of Edinburgh
  • M.Sc., University of Strathclyde
  • Ph.D., Aberystwyth University

Iain Wilson


Iain Wilson’s research interests include the political consequences of international student mobility and applying evolutionary concepts to international relations theory.

‘Getting a CV but no job description’ Iain Wilson, Scott Greer, Ellen Stewart and Peter Donnelly, forthcoming, Political Studies
‘Exchanges and Peacemaking: Counterfactuals and Unexplored Possibilities’ Iain Wilson, All Azimuth Journal of Foreign Policy and Peace 4(2) 5-18 (2015)
‘Ends Changed, Means Retained: Scholarship programmes, political influence and drifting goals’ Iain Wilson, British Journal of Politics and International Relations 17(1) 130-51 (2015)
International Exchange Programs and Political Influence: Manufacturing Sympathy? Palgrave Macmillan (2014)
‘”I Didn’t Have a Clue What We Were Doing”: How (not) to engage 16 and 17 year old voters in Scotland’ Ellen Stewart, Iain Wilson, Scott Greer and Peter Donnelly, Scottish Affairs 23(3) 354-68 (2014)
‘Democratising Public Services’ Scott Greer, Iain Wilson, Ellen Stewart and Peter Donnelly, Public Administration 92(4) 1090-1105 (2014)
‘Victory for Volunteerism?’ Scott Greer, Ellen Stewart, Iain Wilson and Peter Donnelly, Social Science and Medicine 106 221-8 (2014)
‘Darwinian Reasoning and Waltz’s Theory of International Politics’ Iain Wilson, International Relations 27(4) 417-38 (2013)
‘Health Board Elections and Alternative Pilots: Final Report of the Statutory Evaluation’ Scott Greer, Iain Wilson, Ellen Stewart and Peter Donnelly: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/12/8580/0
‘What should we expect of ‘Erasmus Generations’?’ Iain Wilson, Journal of Common Market Studies 49(5) 1113-40 (2011)”