Adrian Hyde-Price joined the Department in April 2007 as Professor
of International Politics. His research area is International Security,
particularly European security, and he is currently engaged in an
EUFP7 funded collaborative international research project studying
peace-building and conflict management. His research within the
project is focused on Europe and the Middle East.
He teaches International Security at undergraduate and master's
levels, and convenes the first year introductory module 'International
Relations and Global Politics'. At Masters level, he contributes
to modules on 'Power and World Order' and the 'CFSP'.
Professor Hyde-Price formerly served as Head of Politics and International
Relations at the University of Leicester, and has previously taught
at the Universities of Birmingham, Southampton and Manchester. He
has also been a Research Fellow on the International Security Programme
at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House),
London. He graduated from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth with
a First Class Honours degree in Politics, and received his PhD from
the University of Kent.
His research interests include:
The contemporary European security system
The EU as a international security actor
Europe and the Middle East
The theory and practice of coercive diplomacy
Realist international theory
He has recently published European Security in the Twenty-First
Century: The Challenge of Multipolarity (Routledge) and a co-edited
book on British Foreign Policy and the Anglican Church (Ashgate).
Previous publications include Germany and European Order
(2000); The International Politics of East Central Europe
(1996); European Security Beyond the Cold War (1991); Europe's
New Security Challenges (co-edited); and Security and Identity
in Europe (co-edited, 2000).
He is a member of the advisory board of the Forum for Security
Studies at the Swedish National Defence College, and has been visiting
Research Fellow at the Stockholm Institute of International Affairs;
the Department of Politics at Lund University; the Konrad Adenauer
Foundation, Bonn; and the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation, Bonn. Professor
Hyde-Price is on the editorial board of the journal Democratization.