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Home » Dr Peter Hough

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Political Economy

Year Awarded Qualification Awarding Body
1994 PhD (International Relations) City University
1990 MSc (International Relations) LSE
1990 BSc (International Relations) LSE
Professional Membership
Professional Body Membership Level
Higher Education Academy Teaching Fellow
Scott Polar Research Institute Life Member
Areas of Expertise and Research Interests
  • human security
  • global environmental politics
  • Arctic
Areas of teaching
  • International Relations theory
  • European Union
  • International Political Economy


  • 2018 – Hough, Understanding Global Security (4th ed) Routledge: London.
  • 2014 – Environmental Security: an Introduction, Routledge: London.
  • 2013 – The Arctic in International Politics. Coming in from the Cold, Routledge: London.
  • 1998 – The Global Politics of Pesticides: Forging Consensus from Conflicting Interests, Earthscan: London


  • 2020 – Hough, Moran, Pilbeam & Stokes International Security Studies: Theory and Practise (2nd ed), Routledge: London
  • 2017 – Haynes, Hough, Malik & Pettiford, World Politics (2nd ed.), Routledge: London.