Kenneth Thomas Stiller

Research Topic:

International Trade
International Relations Network
Nuffield College
DPhil International Relations

Kenneth Thomas Stiller is a DPhil candidate in International Relations at Nuffield College. Kenneth holds a BA (distinction) in Political science and Economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany, with an emphasis on political economy, foreign aid and regional integration. He was Adam-von-Trott scholar at the University of Oxford, where he obtained a master’s degree (distinction) in International Relations, focussing on political economy and quantitative methods, particularly on the dynamics of international trade and regional integration. In previous research, Kenneth employed an economic diplomacy framework to analyse how participation in multilateral trade disputes affects the design of preferential trade agreements through institutional learning.

In his DPhil dissertation, Kenneth analyses the aggregation of trade-related preferences, the agency of trade blocs in international relations and the development of common foreign economic policies. 


Kenneth's research interests include:

  • International Trade,
  • Transnational Policies,
  • International organisations,
  • Political economy and international political economy,
  • International cooperation
  • Network Analysis
Kenneth Thomas Stiller


Stiller, K. T. 2017. ASEAN Economic Community: Redefining the Concept of Regional Integration. Georgetown Public Policy Review, 22(1).