Professor David Chandler
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David Chandler is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy. He was the founding editor of the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding and currently edits the journal Resilience: International Policies, Practices and Discourses. He also edits two Routledge book series, Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding and Advances in Democratic Theory. His research interests focus on analysis of policy interventions in the international arena, including humanitarianism, statebuilding and the promotion of resilience. He is also interested in international political, legal and sociological theory.
David Chandler currently runs two core Masters level modules, 'The Politics of Global Complexity: Rethinking Governance, Power and Agency' and 'International Relations II: Beyond International Relations?'
Current research interests: resilience, the governance of complexity, intervention, peacebuilding, the morality and politics of hope, the rise of resistance