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Lecturer in Politics, Kingston University

Peter Finn is a multi-award-winning Lecturer in the Politics Department of Kingston University, London. He focuses on executive power, the intersection between national security and human rights, as well as the logic(s) that underpin policies at this intersection. His current research is focused on conceptualising the actions and procedures that can foster impunity for the use of illegal practices within the national security operations of the US and the UK. He is also interested in the US political system more broadly, with a particular focus on presidential power.

In 2016, he received of the BISA-HEA National Award for Excellence in Teaching International Studies by a Postgraduate Student and has also received two Kingston University Learning and Teaching Awards.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Politics, Kingston University


  • 2011 
    Kingston University, MSc in International Relations