Department of International Relations

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Dr Patricia Owens

Post:Reader in International Relations (International Relations)
Location:ARTS C

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Owens joined the Department of International Relations in 2011 after holding previous positions in London and the University of Oxford (where she recieved a teaching excellence award). She was a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard; a Visiting Professor at UCLA; the Seton-Watson Research Fellow in IR at Oriel College, Oxford; the Jane Eliza Proctor Research Fellow at Princeton University; a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Southern California, and a Visiting Scholar at UC-Berkeley, supported by a grant from the Social Science Research Council. Owens holds graduate degrees from Cambridge and Aberystwyth.

Owens is currently co-editor of European Journal of International Relations; a Senior Research Associate at the Oxford programme on the Changing Character of War and on the editorial boards of Security Dialogue and Humanity: an International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development


Management Committee, Centre for Advanced International Theory

Research Convenor for International Relations