Professor Sir Adam Roberts
The history, theory and practice of international relations'
Adam Roberts is Senior Research Fellow in International Relations, Oxford University, and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. He was President of the British Academy, 2009-2013. Born in Penrith in 1940, he went to Westminster School and Magdalen College Oxford, where he read Modern History. He was Lecturer in International Relations at the London School of Economics, 1968-1981. He moved to Oxford University, first as Alastair Buchan Reader in International Relations, 1981-1986, then as Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, 1986-2007. He has given expert advice to parliamentary committees, governments and non-governmental bodies in the UK and overseas. In 2002 he was awarded a knighthood for services to the study and practice of international relations. His main academic interests are in the fields of international security, international organizations, and international law (including the laws of war). He has also worked extensively on the role of civil resistance against authoritarian regimes and foreign rule, and on the history of thought about international relations. He has published articles in numerous journals, including American Journal of International Law, British Year Book of International Law, International Affairs, International Review of the Red Cross, International Security, and Survival.
Balliol College University of Oxford Senior Research Fellow in International Relations, University of Oxford, Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College
Jan 2008 -
University of Oxford Montague Burton Professor of International Relations
Jan 1986 - Jan 2007
University of Oxford Alastair Buchan Reader in International Relations
Jan 1981 - Jan 1986
London School of Economics and Political Science University of London Lecturer in International Relations
Jan 1968 - Jan 1981
Professor Patricia Clavin
The international and transnational history of the 20th and 21st centuries; internationalism and global organisations, notably the League of Nations; European and US foreign policies, reappraising notions of security; the Great Depression
Professor Tariq Modood
Theory and politics of multiculturalism, secularism, Islamophobia, racial equality; sociology of ethnic minorities in higher education and employment; with special reference to Muslims in Western Europe