Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Dr Joseph Szarka

Joe Szarka

Honourary Academic


Dr Joseph Szarka joined the Department in 1987. He has a BA (hons) from Liverpool University and a PhD from Cambridge University.
Before coming to Bath, he taught at Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Aston.


He contributes to the teaching of French Politics & Society core modules. He offers a second-year option on ‘La France et la mondialisation’ as well as two final-year options 'Environnement, société, développement' and ‘Le Leadership contemporain'. He also teaches on the IMML degree and Euromasters.


He has published widely on politics and policy-making in France and the European Union. His books include The Shaping of Environmental Policy in France (2002) and Wind Power in Europe: Politics, Business and Society (2007).

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