Nicholas Dorn is a sociologist with interests in law, politics and markets.
His recent books are Democracy and Diversity in Financial Market Regulation (2015) and Controlling Capital: Public and Private Regulation of Financial Markets (2016). His most recent work takes a historical turn, exploring pre-modern aspects of sovereign money and credit, adding to contemporary critiques of finance.
In the past he has published on transnational governance, the European Union, economic crime and public and private policing. In past decades he worked for a London-based NGO, for Cardiff University and for Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam. Currently he is associated with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London.