Director of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Conflict Studies, King's College London

Michael Kerr is Director of the Middle East & Mediterranean Studies programme and the Centre for the Study of Divided Societies, and Professor of Conflict Studies. He is a graduate of Essex University (BA Hons Political Science), and the London School of Economics (MSc Government; PhD International History) where he was Leverhulme Research Fellow in 2007-08.

He is the author of five books on regulating political conflict in Lebanon and Northern Ireland. His latest books The Destructors: The Story of Northern Ireland's Lost Peace Process was published by Irish Academic Press in 2011 and Lebanon: After the Cedar Revolution (with Are Knudsen) with Hurst & Co in 2012.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Conflict Studies, King's College London