Episode 3 – Cian O’Driscoll (part 2)

13 09 2019

Cian O’Driscoll is a Professor of International Relations, pursuing topics related to Just War, ethics, and international security. In this second part of Brent’s interview with Cian, they discuss his early years as a junior scholar, including publishing, transitioning into his position at Glasgow, the infamous Elshtain book roundtable at the 2007 ISA, the International Ethics section of the ISA and the people he met there, his practice of writing, finding his voice, his philosophy on reviewing, and what he does to recharge and keep at it. 

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Brent J. Steele is the Francis D. Wormuth Presidential Chair, Department Chair and Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah, and the co-editor in chief of Global Studies Quarterly. He is the author of the recently published Vicarious Identity in International Relations (with Chris Browning and Pertti Joenniemi), and Restraint in International Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2019), which co-won the ISA Theory section book award for 2020.