Professor Michael Sheehan
Michael Sheehan is Professor of International Relations at the Swansea University and Director of the Callaghan Centre for the Study of Conflict.
He previously worked at the University of Aberdeen, where he was Director of the Scottish Centre for International Security, and at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He joined the Department in 2004. His areas of expertise are critical security, military space, balance of power theory, NE Asian security and indigenous security issues in the European Arctic.
He is the author of ten books and numerous articles on international security, including Arms Control: Theory and Practice (1988); The Balance of Power (1995); New Dimensions of Security in Central and Southeastern Europe (1998, co-ed.); International Security (2000); International Security: An Analytical Survey (2005); The International Politics of Space (2007); and Securing Outer Space (2009, co-ed.). His current research focuses on the ethical and legal implications of anti-satellite warfare and on understandings of security by the Sami of arctic Europe.