I joined the Department of Politics and IR in 2007; previously I worked at the University of Sheffield. I gained my PhD in 2005 from the University of Limerick. Currently I am a Reader in International Relations and Director of the Security and International Relations Programme. My research interests include humanitarian intervention, the responsibility to protect and international human rights law.
I have published a number of books, articles and book chapters on issues related to humanitarian intervention. I am part of a group which was awarded a grant by the ESRC for a two year project on “The Responsibility to Protect and Prosecute: The Political Sustainability of Liberal Norms in an Age of Shifting Power balances”.
I am also Co-Convenor of the BISA Working Group on Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect. I have regularly contributed to current affairs debates through newspapers, blogs, radio and television.
Currently I am supervising three PhD students and I am a member of BISA, the ISA and the PSAI.
Apr 27, 2016 09:50 am UTC| Insights & Views
Libya is mired in crisis a shit show according to President Obama. Many have declared that the 2011 intervention shouldnt have been launched , and that the Libya campaign is reason enough to put an end to the practice of...