Lecturer in International Security and Strategy, University of Exeter

David Blagden joined Exeter as Lecturer in International Security and Strategy in March 2015. He was previously the Adrian Research Fellow in International Politics at Darwin College – where he remains an Associate Member – and a Research Associate at the Centre for Rising Powers, both at the University of Cambridge.

Dr Blagden’s scholarly publications have appeared in International Affairs, International Security, and International Studies Review, amongst other outlets; he has also provided commentary for the BBC, been quoted in the UK and US national press, and written for The Guardian, The Spectator, the New Statesman, and War On The Rocks.

He obtained his doctorate at the University of Oxford, where he was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), having previously completed his MA (with distinction) at the University of Chicago and having read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Oxford as an undergraduate.

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    Lecturer in International Security and Strategy, University of Exeter