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Prof. Chris Bellamy

Professor Emeritus of Maritime Security, University of Greenwich, Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Maritime Crime and Security, U

Chris Bellamy is Professor Emeritus of Maritime Security at the University of Greenwich, where he was from 2010 to 2014 Director of the Greenwich Maritime Institute. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Hull, and in 2018 completed a Visiting Research Fellowship on the Changing Character of War (CCW) Programme at the University of Oxford, on Hybrid Warfare in Russian Military Thought. He is the author of eight major books. His penultimate book, Absolute War:  Soviet Russia in the Second World War (Pan/Macmillan, 2007, 2009, Knopf, 2008) has been translated into several languages – Spanish, Italian, Czech and Estonian, and for which he won the 2008 Westminster Medal for Military Literature. In 2019 he was appointed founding Editor-in-Chief of the new International Journal of Maritime Crime and Security (IJMCS), ISSN 2631-3855 (print), ISSN 2631-3863 (online). The first two issues (February and September 2020) are now available. In November – December 2019 he taught at the Bangabadhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU) (Dhaka) from 30 November to 5 December.