Dr. Aidan Hehir is a Reader in International Relations at the University of Westminster. He gained his PhD in 2005 and has previously worked at the University of Limerick and the University of Sheffield. He is co-convenor of the BISA Working Group on the Responsibility to Protect and is currently working on an ESRC-funded three-year project on “The Responsibility to Protect and Liberal Norms”. He has published widely in a number of academic journals including International Security, The Journal of Peace Research and Cooperation and Conflict. He is author/editor of a number of books including, Libya, The Responsibility to Protect, and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); Humanitarian Intervention: An Introduction 2nd Edition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); The Responsibility to Protect: Rhetoric, Reality and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012); International Law, Security and Ethics (Routledge, 2014); Humanitarian Intervention after Kosovo (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

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