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Dr Chris Martin

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Chris Martin

Reader in Maritime Security and Head of School of Politics and International Studies

Biography Dr Christopher Martin joined the University in 2005 and is Senior Lecturer in War Studies and Contemporary Security.

He was awarded the Julian Corbett Prize for Research in Modern Naval History in 2005 by the Institute of Historical Research.

In 2017, his book, The UK as a Medium Maritime Power in the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), was shortlisted for the UK Maritime Foundation's Mountbatten Award for the best literary contribution to public understanding of maritime affairs.

He is a member of the Royal Navy Strategic Studies Centre, the Centre d’enseignement supérieur de la marine (Paris) and the Groupement d'intérêt scientifique d'histoire maritime (Nice).
Research Interests Naval Warfare.
Maritime Security.
Security and Defence.
Teaching and Learning Seapower
Contemporary Maritime Security
Warfare