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Professor Croft

Professor Stuart Croft

Stuart became Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick in
February 2016, moving from his previous role as the University’s Provost and prior to
this as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research (Arts and Social Sciences). Stuart joined
Warwick’s community in 2007, as Professor of International Security in the Politics
and International Studies department.

Stuart is responsible for ensuring the University of Warwick delivers excellent
education and research within the region, nationally and internationally. Stuart’s
work is in the field of security studies for which he has previously held senior posts
at the University of Birmingham, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
and the British International Studies Association.

His research has focused on constructivist and cultural accounts of security. This is
reflected in a number of written works which include contributions to the
International Relations, International Affairs and Government and Opposition
journals. Publishing Culture, Crisis and America’s War on Terror (Cambridge
University Press, 2006) and Securitizing Islam (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and was author, co-author or editor of a further dozen books.

For eight years, Stuart was Director of the ESRC’s New Security Challenges
Programme, which supported nearly 50 research projects based at a variety of UK
universities and other institutions.