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Dr Julien Mercille


Julien Mercille

Associate Professor
School of Geography
University College Dublin, School of Geography, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


My research has focused on the following areas: -marketisation of health and social care systems -social policy -critical political economy -geopolitics I received my PhD in 2007 from UCLA (Los Angeles, USA) in Geography (geopolitics and US foreign policy). I had previously received an MA from the University of Kentucky (Lexington, USA) in Geography, and a BA from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) in International Development Studies and Political Science. In addition to my academic writing, I am a columnist for The Sunday Business Post and The I appear on television and radio regularly as an expert on current affairs.


  • BA
    McGill University PQ Canada
  • MA
    University of Kentucky
  • PhD
    University of California LA