Professor Klaus Dodds

IAS Spotlight Series: Arctic Geopolitics

Department for Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London

Professor Klaus Dodds researches in the areas of geopolitics and security, media/popular culture, ice studies and the international governance of the Antarctic and the Arctic.

He has published many authored and edited books including Ice: Nature and Culture (Reaktion 2018), Research Companion on the Politics of the Antarctic (Edward Elgar 2017 with Alan Hemmings and Peder Roberts), The World is Not Enough: The Geographies, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bond (Palgrave Macmillan with Lisa Funnell 2016) and with Mark Nuttall, The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know (OUP 2019). His next book will be a co-edited volume with Sverker Sorlin entitlled Ice Humanities (Manchester University Press 2022) and another very short introduction on the Arctic with Jamie Woodward (Oxford University Press 2021).

He has acted as external/visiting examiner for University College London, University College Dublin, the Politics Department's two masters programmes at Birbeck College, London and MPhil Polar Studies at the University of Cambridge.

In November 2005, he was awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize for his achievements in the fields of geopolitics and human geography. In academic year 2010-11, he was a visiting fellow at St Cross College, Oxford and HARC fellow at Royal Holloway. In October 2012, he was elected Academician (now Fellow) of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). In November 2016, he was awarded a Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust (2017-2020) for a project examining 'A new North? The making and remaking of the global Arctic'.