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Personal profile

Biography

Pete joined the department in 2005, having previously studied at the London School of Economics and the University of Southampton, where he was awarded his Ph.D. on the political thought of the Levellers. He is currently studying for an MBA in higher education management at the University of London, and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  When not at work, he enjoys most sports (but especially rugby, cricket and football), literature, fashion and watching the TV.  He regularly goes to the gym, although you could not tell this by looking at him.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Political philosophy 
  • English seventeenth century political thought 
  • Political philosophy of the Simpsons 
  • Republican political thought 

Research Degree Supervision

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External positions

Treasurer - PSA Teaching and Learning Specialist Group, Political Studies Association

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Research Output 2006 2019

Political Theory: A Beginner's Guide

Woodcock, P., 9 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Cambridge : Polity. 176 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

political theory
student
textbook
justice
democracy

Redefining Social Enterprise in the Global World: Study of China and India

Oberoi, R., Cook, I., Halsall, J., Snowden, M. & Woodcock, P., 8 Jul 2019, In : Social Responsibility Journal. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
India
China
economy
great power
financial crisis

The Oratory of Richard Nixon

Woodcock, P., 22 Dec 2017, Republican Orators from Eisenhower to Trump. Crines, A. S. & Hatzisavvidou, S. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 67-85 19 p. (Rhetoric, Politics and Society).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

towards dialogue: audio feedback on politics essays

Woodcock, P., Jun 2017, In : European Political Science. 16, 2, p. 193-205 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dialogue
politics
criticism
university teacher
student

Representations of Cornishness in the novels of Daphne du Maurier

Woodcock, P., 29 Jul 2015, Cornish Studies: One. Tregidga, G. (ed.). CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, p. 102-122 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tourists
Novel
Cornwall
Methodology

Activities 2015 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation

In Defence of Political Theory

Peter Woodcock (Speaker)
6 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Rhetoric of Richard Nixon

Peter Woodcock (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
3 Nov 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Yorkshire Identity in the Scottish Referendum campaign

Peter Woodcock (Speaker)
Apr 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

President Trump's state visit to the UK

Pete Woodcock

4/06/196/06/19

2 Media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Pulse Radio

Pete Woodcock

5/06/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Radio interview for Pulse 1 & Pulse 2

Pete Woodcock

24/05/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Radio Interview for BBC Radio Leeds (12.10)

Pete Woodcock

21/05/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Theresa May and Brexit

Pete Woodcock

13/02/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment