Professor Stephen Hopgood
Dr Stephen Hopgood is Professor of International Relations. His main area of interest is the international politics of humanitarianism and human rights, including the sociology of human rights advocacy. From 2009-2012, he held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship which culminated in the book, The Endtimes of Human Rights (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013) named by the Guardian as one of the top ten books on international struggle. This follows on from his ethnography of Amnesty International, Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006), which won the American Political Science Association Best Book in Human Rights Award in 2007. He has a D Phil in International Relations from the University of Oxford where he was a student at Nuffield College.
- International politics of human rights,
- Humanitarianism and international justice
- Theories of the state