Experts

   
   
 

War and security

  • Dr Afzal Ashraf

    Terrorism; counter-terrorism; global security and conflict; international relations and diplomacy; regional political and security expertise in the Middle East and South East Asia; information exploitation; intelligence processes and agencies; information as a commercial commodity; cyber security
    +44 (0)7848 965 356
    Politics War and security World Terrorism global security International Relations diplomacy Cyber Security Security Al Qaeda Extremism violent extremism
  • Dr Gareth Stockey

    Contemporary Spain; the history of the Spanish Civil war, Franco dictatorship; the history of Gibraltar and its relationship with Spain; archaeology; memory and tourism of the Spanish Civil War
    +44 (0)115 84 67487
    Arts and Culture Brexit History Politics War and security World gibraltar Spanish Civil War Franco dictatorship archeology Tourism
  • Dr Grant Dawson

    Conflict and civil wars, peace keeping and peace processes; international military intervention.Can comment on situations in Libya, Syria, China and the changing world orderThe uses of force with or without UN Security Council approval and 'new wars'
    +86 (0)574 8818 0559
    China History Politics War and security World civil war peacekeeping peace international military intervention War Un syria Libya China
  • Elvira Perez Vallejos

    Dr Elvira Perez is a senior research fellow in the Horizon Digital Economy Research Group. Her expertise lies in Citizen-centric approaches to Social Media analysis, participatory research, cyber security, research ethics, children and older adult involvement in research. Mental health and wellbeing. Digital humanism.
    +44 (0) 115 7484022
    Children Health and Medicine Science Technology War and security social media Cyber Security research ethics ethics children Adults mental health wellbeing humanism digital digital humanism
  • Dr David Laven

    Italian history, especially the late 18th to early 20th centuries (with special emphasis on Italian unification and national identity). The history of Venice since the fall of the Venetian Republic. The historiography of the Venetian Republic. Italy during the Second World War. Machiavelli.
    +44 (0)115 7484104, 07531509984
    History War and security Italy history Venice Machiavelli Second World War
  • Dr Louise Kettle

    Britain's relationship with the Middle East - the process of learning lessons from past experiences of intervention in the region.
    07714 216459
    Politics Rights Lab War and security World middle east history politics Security Conflict War
  • Dr Rory Cormac

    Intelligence: activities of intelligence agencies in Britain and the US from espionage to torture; relationship between intelligence and policymakers ie, how intelligence is used and abused; intelligence and warning of attacks e.g terrorism; oversight of intelligence. Covert action: secret foreign policy; special operations; propaganda/political warfare/bribery etc.
    +44 (0) 115 748 4576
    Politics War and security World politics intelligence Britain us Relations propaganda Secret Covert
  • Dr Andrew Mumford

    Counter-insurgency warfare, especially British experience throughout colonial wars of the 20th-century, via Northern Ireland and culminating in contemporary involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. British and US political and military communities' perceptions and reactions to insurgent and terrorist groups.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8160
    Politics Rights Lab War and security warfare Terrorism politics International Relations War Iraq Northern Ireland Afghanistan conflicts modern slavery trafficking
  • Dr Bettina Renz

    Russian defence and security policy; Russian military affairs, Russian foreign policy.
    +44 (0)115 951 4056
    Politics War and security World Russia Defence Security politics military Foreign Policy

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