Richard Bellamy

United Kingdom, 1957

Richard Bellamy studied history at Cambridge, gained his PhD at the European University Institute in Florence and was a postdoctoral researcher at Oxford and Cambridge. Between 2002 and 2006, Bellamy was Academic Director of the European Consortium for Political Research in Essex, and he has been Professor of Political Science at University College London since 2005, where he is also Director of the European Institute. He wrote many articles and books, such as Political Constitutionalism: A Republican Defence of the Constitutionality of Democracy (2007).