David James Gill is a Professor in the School of Politics and International Relations, Nottingham, and a Research Associate at the Centre for Financial History, Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was previously a Fellow of the AHRC Leadership Scheme. Prior to his academic career, he spent several years working in London for a management consultancy firm. David holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge.
David's research focuses on connections between the fields of International Relations, Economic History, and Organisation Studies. His work appears in the Economic History Review, Foreign Affairs, Journal of Cold War Studies, International Affairs, Journal of Strategic Studies, and Organizational Research Methods. David has written two books. His first book, Britain and the Bomb, was published by Stanford University Press in 2014. His second and co-authored book, Divided Allies, was published by Cornell University Press in 2019.
David teaches modules across a wide range of topics concerning strategy and diplomacy.
David is currently pursuing two research projects. The first considers the political history of sovereign debt. The second investigates relations between Western powers in the Asia-Pacific.
GILL, D. J., 2021. Review essay: rethinking sovereign default Review of International Political Economy. MICHAEL J. GILL, GERRY MCGIVERN, ANDREW STURDY, SANDRA PEREIRA, DAVID J. GILL and SUE DOPSON, 2019. Negotiating Imitation: Examining the Interactions of Consultants and Clients to Understand Institutionalization as Translation British Journal of Management.
GILL, M., D. GILL and T. ROULET, 2018. Constructing Trustworthy Historical Narratives: Criteria, Principles and Techniques British Journal of Management. 29(1), 191–205