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Anne-Lucie Norton
Anne-Lucie Norton

Anne-Lucie Norton

Visiting Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Conflict and security
  • History
  • International relations
  • Philosophy and religion


With a background in tertiary-level academic publishing in strategic and defence studies, military history and international affairs with Macmillan (now Palgrave), Anne-Lucie published many of the leading scholars in these fields including Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, Professor Brian Holden Reid and others.

Miss Norton has held board-level appointments in several companies with experience in and responsibility for business development, editorial strategic focus, brand development, and acquisitions.

Appointed to develop the Department of War Studies’ ground-breaking completely online masters degrees, Anne-Lucie was Executive Director of War Studies Online for seventeen years. A model for best practice in online delivery and widely copied, War Studies Online is a leader in postgraduate education.

Research interests

  • Religion and war
  • Confessional allegiance and identity formation
  • Early modern notions of state and nationalism
  • Sixteenth century Spanish humanism


  • Teaching and learning using technology
  • Assessment