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
Saturday 31 October 2009, 10.30am Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 31 October 2009, 1.30pm Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 31 October 2009, 5.15pm Student Union
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)


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