Dr Tara McCormack
Lecturer in international politics
School/Department: History Politics and International Relations, School of
My research falls into three related areas:
• Security foreign policy and democratic legitimacy
• Intervention (including EU)
• Britain's war powers
(0) Parliamentary evidence
2019 Written and oral evidence, The Role of Parliament in the UK Constitution: Authorising the Use of Military Force Inquiry, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, 12th March
2018 Written evidence submitted to and published, Foreign Policy in a Changed World Conditions Inquiry, report of the House of Lords International Relations Committee, 7th March
2017 Written evidence submitted to and cited in Cyber security: UK national strategy in a digital world, report of the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy,17th March
2019 Britain's War Powers: The Fall and Rise of Executive Authority? (Palgrave Pivot).
2009 Critique, Security and Power. The Political Limits to Critical and Emancipatory Approaches (London, Routledge).
2016 The Emerging Parliamentary Convention on British Military Action and Warfare by Remote Control, The RUSI Journal, Vol 161, No 2, pp 22 - 29.
2015 The British National Security Strategy, Security After Representation, British Journal of Politics and International Relations. Early view online.
2011 Human Security and the Separation of Security and Development, Conflict Security and Development, volume 11, number 2, pp 235 - 260.
2011 The Domestic Limits to American International Leadership After Bush, International Politics, volume 48, issue 2, pp 188 - 206.
2010 The Responsibility to Protect and the End of the Western Century, The Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, volume 4, issue 1, pp 69 - 82.
2008 Power and Agency in the Human Security Framework, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, volume 1, issue 21, pp113 - 128.
2016 Academic Freedom in an Age of Terror in Hudson, C & Williams, J Eds, Why Academic Freedom Matters (Civitas)
2011 From Ethical Foreign Policy to National Security Strategy: Exporting Domestic Incoherence in Daddow, O and Gaskarth, J, Eds, British Foreign Policy: The New Labour Years (Palgrave).
2010 Power and agency in the Human Security Framework in Hynek, N and Chandler, D, Eds, Re-Thinking Human Security (Routledge).
2010 The R2P and the End of the Western Century? in Cunliffe, P, Ed, Critical Perspectives on the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine (Lexington).
2007 From the State of War to the State of Nature, Human Security and Sovereignty, chapter in Bickerton C, Cunliffe P, & Gourevitch A, Eds, Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations (UCL Press).
International Security Studies (postgraduate campus based and distance learning)
International Security Studies (undergraduate second year)
International Theory The Changing Character of War (undergraduate final year)
Press and media
Security foreign policy and democratic legitimacy
Intervention (including EU)
Britain's war powers