Primary Department
School of Law and Government
Professor in Politics
Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
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Academic biography

Oliver P. Richmond is a International Research Professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University, Ireland. He also a Professor of IR, Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manchester, UK, and holds further visiting positions at Charles University, Prague, and the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Prof. Richmond’s research focuses on Critical IR and peace and conflict studies. He introduced key elements of the liberal peace critique related to peacebuilding and statebuilding. He developed the concepts of post-liberal and hybrid peace, as well as peace formation. He is current working on the international peace architecture. He has written and edited 14 books, over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 30 book chapters with prestigious publishers. 

Research interests

Peace and Conflict Studies
IR theory