Oliver Turner is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. He is also Convenor of BISA's US Foreign Policy working group.
Oliver's research is located broadly within the IR sub-field of Security Studies, with overlaps into Foreign Policy Analysis and International Political Economy. His current research interests are in US politics and foreign policy; US-China/Asia relations, the international politics of East and South East Asia; and British policy and presence in Asia. His work is primarily informed by the more critical IR theories, notably post colonialism, social constructivism, post structuralism, and critical geopolitics. His work appears in the European Journal of International Relations, Review of International Studies, Third World Quarterly, and Geopolitics, among other peer-reviewed journals, as well as in such current affairs outlets as The National Interest.