Caroline Kennedy is Professor of War Studies and Head of the
School of Politics, Philosophy and International Studies. She is
currently working on IEDs, Drones and the effects of Drone Strikes
in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen. She is also working on the
future maritime security implications of the High North as well as
leading on the University India and South East Asia Project.
Caroline was previously Professor of War Studies at the
University of Warwick and Professor of International Relations at
the University of Sheffield. Caroline has a First Class Honours
Degree in History, an MSc Econ in Strategic Studies and a D-Phil in
Caroline was Chair of the British International Studies
Association (BISA) and is a past President of the Association. She
was the founding Editor of the journal Civil Wars and has
authored a number of books and many articles. These include the
monograph Russia and the World in 1998 and The Origins
of the Cold War in 2007.
Caroline teaches courses on Military History and Contemporary
International Politics and supervises doctoral candidates in all
areas of Contemporary security policy. She has been quoted as 'One
of the UK's leading experts in war' in
the Guardian. Caroline is a member of the Advisory Board of the
Pak Army Green Book.
In July 2015 Professor Kennedy lectured at LUISS in Rome on
'Parliaments and War'.
Professor Caroline Kennedy has just published
with Gordon Clubb and Simon Mabon, Terrorism and Political Violence
(Sage 2015) In the collection Caroline has contributed a chapter on
Martyrs and IEDs.
In January 2015, Professor Kennedy gave a
lecture at the University of Iceland entitled ‘The current Shapes
and Shadows of the Cold War’.
In March 2015, Professor Kennedy was a guest
of University College Cork and she lectured on ‘Embrace Me in
Suicide Vest’ an exploration of IEDs in contemporary conflict.
In April 2015, Professor Kennedy presented a
paper on ‘Troublemakers in International Relations’ for the School
of History and the School of International Relations at the
University of St Andrews.
Professor Kennedy is just about to publish ‘In
conversation with Jean Bethke Elshtain’ in Suganami and Lebow’s
edited book entitled ‘Dialogue with the Dead.’ Palgrave,