Paul Stubbs is a UK (Liverpool)-born sociologist and activist-researcher who has lived and worked in Zagreb, Croatia since 1994.

His work focuses on policy translation, international actors in social policy and social development, new green-left municipalisms and, increasingly, on the history of Yugoslav socialism, social welfare and the Non-Aligned Movement.

He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Economics, Zagreb.

His latest edited book “Socialist Yugoslavia and the Non-Aligned Movement: social, cultural, political and economic imaginaries” will be published by McGill-Queens’ University Press in January 2023.

His publications include the books “Social Policy and International Interventions in South East Europe” (Deacon and Stubbs, eds, 2007), “Towards Open Regionalism in South East Europe” (Stubbs and Solioz, eds, 2012), “Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies” (Kaasch and Stubbs, eds, 2014), “Making Policy Move: towards a politics of translation and assemblage” (Clarke, Bainton, Lendvai and Stubbs, 2015) and “Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism” (Archer, Duda, Stubbs, eds, 2016).