Dr Gordon Clubb

Dr Gordon Clubb


I received my MLitt in Middle East Security Studies at the University of St Andrews (2009) and worked on my doctorate at the University of Leeds (2010-2014). In 2014 I was made Lecturer in International Security and over this time I have taught and researched on the subjects of terrorism, conflict, international relations and security. 


  • International Relations BA Programme Director

Research interests

My most recent large research project looked at the Disengagement and De-Radicalisation of the Irish Republican Movement.

Other research includes the role of former combatants and framing processes in preventing terrorism and political violence. 

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Student education

I teach on the Terrorism module, Theories of/International Relations, and Security Studies.

Currently I am the Director of the BA International Relations Programme.

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Security Studies
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