Dr Tara McCormack

Dr Tara McCormack lectures in international politics at University of Leicester. Tara has a BA in Politics from Queen Mary College (University of London) and an MSc in International Relations and Government from the London School of Economics and a PhD from the Centre for Study of Democracy, University of Westminster.
Her research focuses on security (theory and practices), sovereignty, agency, and intervention after the Cold War.

Tara is engaged in a number of academic working groups and publishes widely in academic journals. She contributes articles on international affairs to spiked and is regularly invited to comment and debate international affairs on the BBC, Russia Today, Cheltenham Literature Festival and others.

 Related Sessions

Thursday 9 October 2008, 7.00pm London South Bank University
What is the point of British foreign policy?


Sunday 2 November 2008, 11.00am Seminar Space
Election USA


Sunday 2 November 2008, 2.00pm Seminar Space
Is America still the world’s policeman?


Sunday 2 November 2008, 4.00pm Seminar Space
What does it mean to be American?


 Publications

Critique, Security and Power: the Political Limits to Emancipatory Approaches (Routledge, 2009)
Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations [chapter, ‘Human Security’] (UCL Press, 2007)


 Festival Buzz

"A rare opportunity to debate first hand with those involved in the great issues of our time."
Chris Rapley, director, Science Museum