Director

Professor Doug Stokes

Professor of International Relations and Director of CAIS

Deputy Director

Dr Stephane Baele

Senior Lecturer in International Studies and Deputy Director of CAIS

Keywords: Political violence, terrorism, language, international relations theory, security studies.

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Core academic members

Dr Gregorio Bettiza

Lecturer in International Relations and Security

Keywords: International relations theory, norms and identities, religion, civilizational analysis.

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Dr David Blagden

Lecturer in International Security and Strategy

Keywords: rising powers, realism, international relations theory, economic/military power, UK national security, deterrence.

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Dr Nils-Christian Bormann

Lecturer 

Keywords: civil war, power-sharing, ethnic coalitions, horizontal inequality, and spatial methods.

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Dr Aneta Brockhill

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations 

Keywords: Violence, culture, conflict, occupation, Israel-Palestine conflict

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Dr Sarah Bulmer

Lecturer

Keywords: Critical military studies, feminism, queer theory, veterans transition.

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Dr Sergio Catignani

Senior Lecturer in Security and Strategic Studies

Keywords: Military innovation and adaptation; insurgency and counterinsurgency; military sociology; critical military studies.

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Professor Mick Dumper

Professor in Middle East Politics

Keywords: Middle East, religion, conflict, cities, ethno-nationalism, reconciliation

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Dr Irene Fernandez-Molina

Lecturer

Keywords: International relations of the Global South, foreign policy analysis, constructivism, conflicts, North Africa, EU foreign policy.

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Dr Saipira Furstenberg

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/ Project Manager Central Asia Political Exile (CAPE)

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Dr John Heathershaw

Associate Professor

Keywords: Central Asia, authoritarianism, armed conflict, peacebuilding, exiles and diasporas, offshore finance, conspiracy theories.

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Dr David Lewis

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Beverley Loke

Lecturer in International Relations

Keywords: International order, great power responsibility, international relations of the Asia-Pacific, global governance

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Dr Bice Maiguashca

Senior Lecturer

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Dr Klejda Mulaj

Senior Lecturer

Keywords: Conflict, security, and peace studies.

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Dr Catherine Owen

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Keywords: Rising powers, authoritarianism, illiberal governance, post-Western international relations, Eurasia.

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Dr Alex Prichard

Senior Lecturer

Keywords: IR theory, anarchism, republicanism, violence, capitalism.

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Dr Martin Robson

Lecturer in Strategic Studies

Keywords: Strategy, strategic thought, strategic studies, maritime security, international security.

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Dr Delacey Tedesco

Lecturer

Keywords: Global urban transitions, political geography, aesthetics, sovereignty, boundaries.

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Dr Owen Thomas

Lecturer

Keywords: Security, war, responsibility, accountability, scandal, secrecy.

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Dr Catarina Thomson

Lecturer

Keywords: National security; foreign policy; UK and US security elites; political psychology; experimental methods; political behaviour.

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Affiliated academic staff

Claire Dunlop C.A.Dunlop@exeter.ac.uk
Henry Jarrett H.Jarrett@exeter.ac.uk
Robert Lamb R.Lamb@exeter.ac.uk
Shubranshu Mishra S.Mishra2@exeter.ac.uk
Claudio Radaelli C.Radaelli@exeter.ac.uk
Jason Reifler j.reifler@exeter.ac.uk
Duncan Russell  D.J.Russel@exeter.ac.uk

Professor Sir Steve Smith

 
Yanan Song Y.Song@exeter.ac.uk
Joe Foweraker j.foweraker@exeter.ac.uk