Andrew Gamble


1947 –

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Who is Andrew Gamble?

Andrew Michael Gamble FBA, AcSS, FRSA is a British academic and author. Since January 2007 he has been Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge. Previously was a member of the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield, for many years as a Professor.

A former pupil of Brighton College, he graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in economics, before gaining his MA in political theory from the University of Durham. He then returned to Cambridge for his doctorate in Social and Political Sciences.

While at Sheffield University, he was a founder member and Director of the Political Economy Research Centre, Chairman of the Department of Politics, and Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University. He received his Chair in Politics in 1986.

In 2005 he was awarded the Sir Isaiah Berlin Award for Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies by the PSA. His 2003 book, Between Europe and America, won the W.J.M. Mackenzie prize for the best book published in political science in 2003. He is currently co-editor of the academic journal The Political Quarterly, and he also sits on the editorial board of another academic journal, Representation. The main themes of his recent research have been Asset-based welfare and 'Anglo-America'. His most recent book, an analysis of the politics of recession and capitalist crises, is entitled The Spectre at the Feast.

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Aug 15, 1947
  • United Kingdom
  • Durham University
  • University of Cambridge

on July 23, 2013


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