Dr John Groom
Emeritus Professor of International Relations
University of Kent
Professor A.J.R. Groom convenes and teaches Foreign Policy Analysis and Global Governance and International Organisations at the Brussels School of International Studies.
Professor A.J.R. Groom was Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations, and is Emeritus Professor of International Relations.
He was educated at University College London, Lehigh University and the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva from which he received his doctorate. He received a Doctorate honoris causa from the University of Tampere in Finland in May 2000. He is an Honorary (Guest) Professor of Renmin People's University in Beijing and teaches regularly at Sciences-Po Paris and Lille and the Diplomatische Akademie in Vienna. He is visiting Professor in Politics at Canterbury Christchurch University.
He has been particularly active in professional associations having been the Founder and for ten years Chairman of the European Standing Group for International Relations, Chairman of BISA and Vice-President of ISA. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research and is currently Executive Secretary of the World International Studies Committee (WISC).
He has published 16 books and over 160 articles and chapters in the fields of International Relations, International Organisation, Conflict and Strategic Studies, European International Relations and British foreign and defence policy. He is Editor of Global Society.
John Groom's other interests are in opera and music, food and wine, and travel and he is a fervent supporter of Lincoln City Football Club.back to top