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Liam McCarthy-Cotter

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Liam is a lecturer in International Relations with teaching responsibilities on the online MA International Relations course. His research focus is International Security in South East Asia, and he will be delivering the International Relations Theories and Challenges to International Security in the Asia-Pacific modules.

As well as contributing to the online MA in International Relations, he teaches on a range of modules at postgraduate level including International Relations Theory, International Security, International History, Foreign Policy, Research Methods, and the International Relations of Southeast Asia.

Publications include:

  • The Fetishisation of Drones in Political Consciousness (Political Horizons Conference, Manchester, June 2014)
  • An exploration of Drones in Strategic Thinking (Airpower and War in the 21st Century workshop, University of Nottingham, June 2014)
  • Fear and Loathing of Research Methods Training (European Conference on Teaching and Learning Politics and International Relations, Maastricht, June 2014)
  • Making and breaking the rules of resistance (Complexities of Governance/Resistance Workshop, Kuala Lumpur, May 2012)
  • Regime Resilience and Integrity: Desecuritising Human Security (Security in the EU and ASEAN: comparisons and interactions in Kuala Lumpur May 2011)
  • The Security of Ideas: Securitisation, Regime Change and Political Opposition (Presented at the 2008 PSA Conference)

Liam is also co-director of the Insecurity, Political Violence and Change research cluster.

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