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Professor of Global Security Challenges, University of Leeds

Olaf Corry is Professor of Global Security Challenges at the University of Leeds. He teaches International Politics, Security Studies and International Relations and the Environment, and is currently researching the international politics of climate geoengineering technologies (geoengineering).

Olaf came from a position as Associate Professor at the Department of Politics at the University of Copenhagen. There he taught International Relations as well as on the MSc in Security Risk Management. Before that he was Lecturer at the Open University where he co-authored and edited an award-winning textbook and online body of material for undergraduate International Relations students, and chaired the International Studies degree program. Prior to that he was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge where he taught Security Studies, International Relations and methods, and researched the political sociology of risk and climate change.


  • –present
    Lecturer in International Relations, The Open University