Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit, London School of Economics
Mary Kaldor is a Professor of Global Governance and Director of the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit at the London School of Economics. Professor Kaldor also directs the unit’s largest research project, the Conflict Research Programme (CRP), an international DFID-funded partnership investigating public authority, through a theoretical lens of the political marketplace and the concept of civicness, across a range of countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Professor Kaldor is highly regarded for her innovative work on democratisation, conflict, and globalisation, and pioneered the concept of new wars and global civil society. Her book International Law and New Wars, co-authored with Professor Christine Chinkin, was published in May 2017 and her new book Global Security Cultures was released in March 2018.