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School of Government & International Affairs

Staff Profile

Dr Cameron Harrington

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Assistant Professor in International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45665
Room number: IM216, Al-Qasimi Building

Contact Dr Cameron Harrington (email at cameron.harrington@durham.ac.uk)

Cameron Harrington is an Assistant Professor of international relations in the School of Government and International Affairs. He is a researcher and analyst of global environmental politics. In particular he draws from international relations, political philosophy, criminology, and human geography and focuses on the theory and practice of environmental security, particularly water conflict and cooperation in the Anthropocene.

He earned his PhD in political science from The University of Western Ontario in 2014. Between 2014-2015 he held the Global Change and Sustainability Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Cape Town and was an affiliate researcher with WWF-South Africa. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the International Centre for Comparative Criminology, University of Montreal in 2016. Dr. Harrington is also appointed as a Research Associate (non-resident) in the Global Risk Governance Programme, University of Cape Town.

Research Interests

  • Anthropocene
  • Critical security studies
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • IR Theory
  • Posthumanism
  • Water Security

Teaching Areas

  • International Organisations
  • International Relations Theory
  • International Security, Interdependence, and International Organisations
  • Model United Nations

Selected Publications

Authored book

Chapter in book

  • Harrington, Cameron (2017). Posthuman Security and Care in the Anthropocene. In Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations: The Anthropocene, Security and Ecology. Eroukhmanoff, Clara & Harker, Matt Bristol: E-International Relations. 73-86.

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Contact Details

T: +44 (0) 191 334 5742

F: +44 (0) 191 334 5661