27 December 1962 (age 58), Montreal, Canada
John m hobson professor of politics and international relations
John Montagu Hobson is a professor and author. Hobson is a fellow of the British Academy and won the British Academy award for his books in 2015.
Hobson studied Political Science at the London School of Economics. Having gained his PhD in Historical sociology in 1991, he then relocated to Australia. He taught international relations at La Trobe University in Melbourne between 1992 and 1997. Between 1997 and 2004 he taught international relations and international political economy as a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney. He then returned to the UK in 2004 and since 2005 he has been Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Sheffield.