Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe
I joined Loughborough in February 2018 as Professor of International Relations and International Security in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.
My expertise is in international relations and global security and I’m interested in the history of the Cold War, counter terrorism policy and new security challenges. My current research is on contemporary war, with a focus on female suicide bombers, improvised explosive device (IED) trauma and the use of armed drones in counter-insurgency.
I joined Loughborough from the University of Hull, where I was Professor of War Studies and Director of the Marine and Maritime Institute. I have previously been Chair of War Studies at the University of Warwick and was Professor of International Relations at the University of Sheffield. I’m a past President of the British International Studies Association and currently a First Sea Lord Fellow.
I was delighted to join Loughborough and be able to contribute to the academic excellence for which the University is known. As former netball player and fan, I enjoy watching and supporting the Loughborough Lightning team.