Mr James Shires
Job Market Candidate
Political Theory Cyber security International relations International security Power Political thought and ideologies Violence, security and conflict
Areas of expertise
My research examines cybersecurity in the Middle East, focusing on the relationships between governments, businesses, and international organisations in identifying and responding to cyber risks. I have an MSc in Global Governance and Public Policy from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge.
Teaching specialism, interests and experience
International Relations Theory, International Security, Middle East Politics, Qualitative Methods, Critical and Postcolonial Studies, Cybersecurity.
Supervision of BA History and Politics thesis (2017)
MPhil International Relations seminar on “Qualitative Text Analysis” (2017)
211 Politics in the Middle East
213 International Relations in the Era of the Cold War
214 International Relations
'Emerging Security Challenges' (course for visiting students)