Dr Luke Cooper
Assistant Professor of International History
Having completed his Ph.D. in International Relations at the University of Sussex in July 2013, Dr. Cooper joined the full time faculty at Richmond in August 2013. He holds an MSc in Comparative Politics (Research) from the London School of Economics (2007 – 2008) and completed his undergraduate degree in Political Studies at the University of Leeds (2004 – 2007). He is the Convenor of the International Relations and International Development programmes at Richmond. You can follow him on twitter @lukecooper100.
* Cooper, L., “The international relations of the ‘imagined community’: Explaining the late nineteenth-century genesis of the Chinese nation” (iFirst 2014) Review of International Studies.
* Cooper, L., 2013, “Can contingency be ‘internalised’ into the bounds of theory? Critical realism, the philosophy of internal relations, and the solution of ‘uneven and combined development’” Cambridge Review of International Affairs (volume 26, issue 3).
* Cooper, L., “Book review: Smith, A., A., 2014 The Oxford handbook of the history of communism” in Cambridge Review of International Affairs (iFirst 2014).
* Cooper, L., forthcoming, “Book review: Joseph, J., 2012 The Social in the Global; Social Theory, Governmentality and Global Politics” in The Journal of Critical Realism.
* Cooper, L. and Hardy, S., 2013, Beyond Capitalism? The Future of Radical Politics, Zero Books: Winchester, UK and Washington, US