Associate Professor of Security and International Relations, Staffordshire University
Simon is currently an Associate Professor of Security and International Relations at Staffordshire University as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Scotland Institute, an Honorary Research Fellow at Aston University and Editor-in-Chief of Defence Studies .
Before Joining Staffordshire University, Simon was a Research Officer in PoLIS at University of Bath, a Teaching Fellow at Aston University. Before his time at Aston, he was a University Teacher and the Administrator for the Centre for the Study of International Governance (CSIG) at Loughborough University. His doctoral research on the EU-NATO Relationship was also conducted at Loughborough University.
PhD (International Relations) Loughborough University.
MSc (Conflict and Cooperation) University of Stirling.
BA (History/Political Science) Gonzaga University.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017)
Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Practice in Higher Education - Merit (Staffordshire University, 2017)
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