Dr Paul McGarr

Dr Paul McGarr 
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Department of American and Canadian Studies
+44 (0) 115 823 2265 , +44 (0) 7941 322 845 

Expertise summary

British and American diplomacy; Transatlantic relations; the Cold War; UK-India relations; US-India relations; public diplomacy; British decolonization; colonial iconography; foreign policy in India and Pakistan; cultural diplomacy; the British Council; the Central Intelligence Agency; Britain's intelligence and security services; India's intelligence agencies; the right to privacy and state-sponsored mass surveillance; government secrecy and Freedom of Information; political asylum; British soft power; historical memory and memorialisation.

More information about Dr McGarr can be found on his webpage.

Policy credentials

US State Department and Central Intelligence Agency; UK Foreign Office and Ministry of Defence, primarily on aspects of secret intelligence.

Media credentials

BBC Breakfast News; BBC World News; Good Morning Britain (ITV); BBC Radio 4; LBC Radio; Independent; TRT World TV; on US/UK foreign policy and relations with South Asia.

Industry credentials

Think tanks in the US and Europe (including DCAF Geneva and RUSI) in US foreign policy and Anglo-American relations with South Asia.


Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
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University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798
email: pressoffice@nottingham.ac.uk