Professor Groom joined the School in 1972 and has been an Emeritus Professor since 2004. He is an Guest Professor of Renmin University and Xian International Studies University of China and teaches regularly at Sciences-Po Paris, the IEP de Lille and the Diplomatische Akademie Wien.
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, a member of the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research and a Board Member of the Academic Council for the United Nations System. He is currently Executive Secretary of the World International Studies Committee and Academic Director of the European Summer University. He continues to supervise research students in the School and teach at the BSIS. He has supervised the successful completion of 38 doctoral theses. He is the Editor of Global Society published by Routledge on behalf of the School. His other interests are in opera and music, food and wine, and travel and he is a fervent supporter of Lincoln City.back to top