Co-Directors

Co-Directors

Professor Juliet Kaarbo (Chair, Politics & International Relations)

Professor Kaarbo is currently on sabbatical

Julie’s 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.

Dr Andrew Neal (Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations)

Andrew's 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.