Christopher is Associate Professor in International Relations. Originally from the United Kingdom, Christopher has been at Bjorknes Høyskole since 2010. Prior to coming to Norway, he was Assistant Professor at the American International University in London. He has also been a Lecturer in International Relations and Director of Studies of the Masters in International Relations at reading University. A specialist in political theory and British politics, he has also worked, amongst other places, at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the UK House of Commons, and while studying for his PhD, worked at Thomson Reuters. He has also lectured at the University of Oslo, University of Westminster and the London School of Economics, and was a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University from 2011-2012.
- Bachelor in International Politics and Economics, University of Aberystwyth
- Master in International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury
- Doctorate International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, topic: The Function, Significance and Limitations of Globalisation in the New Labour Discourse (2003)
Undervisning og veiledningsområder
International Political Theory, International Law, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Political Economy, Armed Violence, Political Theory, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding.
International Political Theory, Globalisation Studies, Ideology Studies, British Politics (particularly the theory and history of Labour Party), Biological and Neuroscientific Theory and its relation to the Humanities, Armed Violence studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, Political Psychology.
From 2010 to 2013, Christopher was head of the Coflict and Peace Masters’ Program, run in association with PRIO, Australian National University and Stellenbosch University, and from 2013 to 2015 was joint head of the undergraduate degree. He is now returning to a more research-based role.