Dr Dan Lomas is an Assistant Professor in International Relations who joined the University of Nottingham from Brunel University, London, where he was Senior Lecturer in Intelligence & Security, and taught on intelligence assessment and policymaking. Currently, he is writing the first major study of UK security vetting - the development of background checks - and a study of reviews of the UK intelligence community from formation to the modern day. He has also been contracted to co-author a history of the UK's Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6). Dan has also taught extensively on intelligence and national security, assessment and the history, and future, of UK secret intelligence.
Dan has been involved in extensive media experience at previous universities including the University of Salford and Brunel. Previously, he has written for The Conversation, LSE Blogs, and the Royal United Services Institute think-tank, with commentary picked up elsewhere. He has also appeared in a BBC Ideas short on diversity and intelligence, and commented on spies in the ITV/Britbox series Secrets of the Spies, shown on ITV.
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