Current Position: Professor of International Security, University of Warwick.
President, British International Studies Association
Speaking in: First Week, Trinity 2011
Speaking on: The Radicalisation of the Far Right:
Terrorists, Nationalists and Neo-Nazis in the Contemporary West
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Stuart Croft is Professor of International Security at the University of Warwick. His book, Securitizing Islam, will be published by Cambridge University Press later this year. He has published widely on defence and security matters, for example in the special issue of International Affairs in July 2010 which focussed on counter terrorism five years after 7/7. He has published in journals such as Defence Studies and International Politics, and authored Culture, Crisis and America's War on Terror published by Cambridge University Press, 2006. He has been guest editor for special issues of a number of journals, such as International Relations (2006), Government and Opposition (2007) and European Security (2010). For eight years until the end of 2010 he was Director of the New Security Challenges Programme, a £6.5 plus million programme that supported nearly 50 research projects based at a variety of UK universities and other institutions, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Since 2009, he has been working on a project funded by the EU, and led by the UN University in Bruges, focusing on issues in security governance, with a total value of €1.94 million; and from 2011, is Work Package leader on security issues in the 8 million euro programme Global Reordering: Evolution Through European Networks, also funded by the EU. Since 2005, he has been editor for the Palgrave book series on New Security Challenges, and was co-editor of the journal Contemporary Security Policy for fifteen years until 2004. He now sits on its editorial board, and also on the boards of Critical Studies on Terrorism, and of Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict. From January 2009 he was the Chair of the British International Studies Association, having been vice chair for the previous two years; from 2011, he is President of the Association.
(Current as of May 2011)