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.
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.
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)
Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick