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Tony Evans is Professor of Global Politics. He is a member of the University's Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace and teaches in the Department of Politics and Society on international relations and the politics of universal human rights. He also has an interest in Islam and the politics of Islam, in particular the social and political norms and values associated with Islam in a globalised world order.


  • 'Globalization and Human Rights’, in C. Holden, Problems of Human Rights, 2012.
  • Human Rights in the Global Political Economy: Critical Processes, London, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011.
  • ‘The Limits of Tolerance: Islam as Counter-Hegemony? Review of International Studies, 2011.
  • Kirkup, Alex, and Evans, Tony. ‘The Myth of Western Opposition to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights? A Reply to Whelan and Donnelly, Human Rights Quarterly, 31:1, 2009.
  • Evans, Tony and Ayers, Aloson. ‘Disciplining Global Society’, Studies in Social Justice, 1:2, autumn, 108-21, 2007.
  • ‘Rights and Wrongs: The Global Constitution of Citizenship in Africa’, Citizenship Studies, 10:3, 289-308, 2006.
  • The Politics of Human Rights: A Global Perspective, London, Pluto Press, 2005.
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