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Dr Alexander Gallas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. He has a PhD and an MA in Sociology, both from the University of Lancaster, and a Magister Artium in Philosophy from FU Berlin. His PhD thesis is a neo-Poulantzasian analysis of the reorganisation of class relations under the Thatcher government in the UK. Prior to his current position, he was the coordinator of an international research project called ‘Combating Inequality’, which forms part of the Global Labour University and is based at the Berlin School of Economics and Law. In the past, he has taught at the Bremen University of Applied Sciences, HU Berlin, Liverpool John Moores University, Lancaster University, and FU Berlin.

Research areas:

- The Political Economy of Contemporary Britain
- Democracy and Crisis
- Industrial Action and Mass Strikes
- Class and State Theory