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Heikki Patomäki

Associate Fellow


Heikki Patomäki is a social scientist, activist, and Professor of World Politics at the University of Helsinki. Previously, he worked as a full professor at the University of Nottingham Trent (1998–2003) and RMIT University (2007–2010). He has published over 20 books, 200 research papers, and hundreds of popular articles and blogs on such topics as the philosophy and methodology of social sciences, peace and futures studies, and global political economy, justice, and democracy. His most recent book is The Three Fields of Global Political Economy. He is a member of the Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, a founding member of the new Helsinki Centre for Global Political Economy, vice chair of the EuroMemo network for 2021–2023, and a participant in the activities of the DiEM25 movement-party. He holds a PhD from the University of Turku.