- PhD, 1988, University of Southampton
- MSc, 1970, strategic studies, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
- BA, 1969, politics and history, University College of Wales, Swansea
Teaching and Research Areas
Security studies, foreign policy analysis, transnational organized crime, terrorism
Select Publications and Funded Research
- Project on "South Asian Proliferation Networks" funded by the Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-2007
- Open source analysis of Chinese anti-satellite missile developments funded by the National Aerospace Intelligence Center, 2006-2007
- Has a blog on "Ecologies of Disorder" on the Global Futures Partnership (CIA) website
- Article: "Terrorist Financing and Attack Warning Indicators" in Jeanne Giraldo and Harold Trinkunas (eds) Terrorist Financing and State Response: A comparative Perspective. Stanford University Press, 2007.
- Book: "Organized Crime in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States" in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia. London: Europa, 2007.
- Article: "Strategies for a New World: Combating Organized Crime and Terrorism" in John Baylis et. al. (eds) Strategy in the Contemporary World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors
- GSPIA Annual Teaching Award, 2007
- United Nations Crime Prevention Branch
- United Nations International Drug Control Program
Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions
- Visiting Research Professor, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, 2007-2008
- Director, Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh