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Eddie Tembo

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Doctor Edgar 'Eddie' Tembo is an Assistant Professor in International Relations within the School of Politics and International Relations. He gained his BA in War Studies from the University of Wolverhampton, MA in International Security Studies from the University of Reading and PhD on the subject of UK and U.S. counter-terrorism from the University of Sheffield. He has previously lectured at University of Chester (Programme Leader), Sheffield Hallam University and was previously a Teaching Fellow at University of Nottingham. Dr. Tembo is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a managing editor for the Taylor and Francis, open access journal Cogent.

Expertise Summary

Dr. Tembo's research area centres upon the effectiveness (or otherwise) of U.S. and UK counter-terrorism initiatives in the aftermath of the 11th September, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Virginia. An underlying theme that informs Eddie's research is the continued balance that both of these nation-states need to strike between the acceptability of their strategies to the population at large and the effectiveness ('real' and/or perceived) in countering the threat of transnational terrorist violence. Another theme that informs

Teaching Summary

Dr. Tembo has over ten years teaching experience in the area of Politics and International Relations. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and recipient of multiple awards or nominations… read more

Research Summary

Dr. Tembo is interested in the effectiveness (or otherwise) of U.S. and UK counter-terrorism initiatives in the aftermath of the 11th September, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Virginia. An… read more

Dr. Tembo has over ten years teaching experience in the area of Politics and International Relations. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and recipient of multiple awards or nominations related to good teaching practice. Dr. Tembo has extensive experience of degree programme leadership and validation.

At Nottingham, Dr. Tembo will be contributing to:

  • Problems in Global Politics; and
  • Dissertation supervision.

Current Research

Dr. Tembo is interested in the effectiveness (or otherwise) of U.S. and UK counter-terrorism initiatives in the aftermath of the 11th September, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Virginia. An underlying theme that informs his research is the balance that both of these nation-states need to strike between the acceptability of their strategies to the population at large and the effectiveness ('real' and/or perceived) in countering the threat of transnational terrorist violence.

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