Christopher Baker-Beall (PhD Loughborough University, 2011) is Senior Lecturer in Crisis and Disaster Management at Bournemouth University’s Disaster Management Centre (BUDMC). He is the Programme Leader for the MSc Disaster Management. His research currently focuses on European Union security policy, the concept of radicalisation and counter-radicalisation policy, and the relationship between emergency management and counter-terrorism.
His publications include: The European Union’s Fight against Terrorism: Discourse, Policies, Identity (Manchester University Press, 2016) and the edited collection Counter-Radicalisation: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2015). His research has appeared in various outlets including Security Dialogue, Cooperation & Conflict, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism and the Journal of Common Market Studies.