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James Flint, Mr

Plymouth University, International Relations

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

Online Academic Profile

Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations


James Flint's academic research is conducted on international aid and the security-development nexus, including sub-fields such as counterinsurgency. His regional focus is on the UK and EU (Europeanization) and Afghanistan. He is published in various web-logs, conference and paper series on these issues, and has provided informed opinions to local and national print media.

Language Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • Pashtu (very basic)


Academic Qualifications including:PgCert Research Methodology (Plymouth University)MSc Security Studies (University College London, School of Public Policy)BSc (Hon) International Relations (Plymouth University)Experience including:10 years Army Reserves (VR, with Intelligence, Infantry and Logistics)Operational Service in Afghanistan (ISAF)Senior Analyst (Defence Science Technology Laboratory)Associate Lecturer International Relations (Plymouth University)Military Sciences Research Intern (Royal United Services Institute)