Co-Directors

Co-Directors


Juliet Kaarbo

Julie is Professor of Foreign Policy. Her research focuses on political psychology, leadership and decision making, group dynamics, foreign policy analysis, foreign policy roles, and parliamentary political systems. Her areas of specialization include German, British, Israeli, Dutch, Japanese, Turkish, and U.S. foreign policy.

Kaarbo, J. (2018). Prime Minister leadership style and the role of Parliament in security policy, British Journal of Politics and International Relations.

Wagner, W., Herranz-Surralles, A., Kaarbo, J. and Ostermann, F. (2018). Party politics at the water's edge: Contestation of military operations in Europe, European Political Science Review.

Andrew Neal

Andrew is Senior Lecturer in International Relations. His research sits between international relations theory, political theory, sociology and security studies. He is particularly interested in poststructural, critical and sociological approaches to security, and the work and reception of Carl Schmitt and Michel Foucault in IR and security studies.

Neal, A.W. (ed.) (2017). Security in a Small Nation: Scotland, Democracy, Politics. Open Reports Series, vol. 4, Open Book Publishers.

(Professor Neal is currently on sabbatical)

Matias Margulis

Matias Margulis is Lecturer in International Political Economy in the School of Social and Political Science. His research and teaching interests are in international trade, human rights and food security. He is Acting Co-Director of CeSeR.