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Barney Walsh
Dr Barney Walsh

Barney Walsh

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Senior Lecturer in Security, Leadership and Development Education

Research subject areas

  • Conflict
  • International development
  • Security

Contact details

Biography

Barney Walsh is a Senior Lecturer in Security, Leadership and Development Education at the African Leadership Centre (ALC). He is programme convenor of the blended learning MSc Global Leadership and Peacebuilding and Managing Editor of the ALC Journal of Leadership and Developing Societies. He is also a mentor on the various ALC Fellowship programmes.

Barney holds a BA degree in History and Sociology (international) from Leeds University and MA in International Relations from King's. In 2016 he was the first ever graduate of the PhD Leadership Studies with reference to Security and Development programme at ALC-King’s, where he has worked as Faculty since.

Barney has published several peer-reviewed articles in accredited journals, on topics such as Regional Security Complex Theory in Africa, Human Security in East Africa, African Agency and Security issues within China-Africa relations. He has also organised and overseen numerous academic conferences and symposiums. Barney has lived, travelled and worked across Africa, and undertaken field work research in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Africa.

Research

  • Leadership Studies
  • Ugandan Political Economy
  • China-Africa Relations
  • East African Security

Barney has published several peer-reviewed articles in accredited journals, on topics such as Regional Security Complex Theory in Africa, Human Security in East Africa, African Agency and Security issues within China-Africa relations. He has also organised and overseen numerous academic conferences and symposiums. Barney has lived, traveled and worked across Africa, and undertaken field work research in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and South Africa.

Teaching

PhD Supervision

Barney supervises PhD students in the following areas:

  • Leadership Studies
  • Global Leadership
  • China-Africa Relations
  • East African Security