F&S Alexander Spencer

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Alexander Spencer holds the Chair of International Relations at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. His research focuses on constructivist approaches to peace and conflict, the role of cultural narratives and (visual) metaphors in international politics, discourse analytical methods and the social construction of policy failure.

He has published on these issues in a number of journals including European Journal of International Relations; Journal of European Public Policy, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Peace and Change; Security Dialogue, International Studies Perspectives, Foreign Policy Analysis and Journal of International Relations and Development.

His most recent research monograph titled “Romantic Narratives in International Politics. Pirates, Rebels and Mercenaries” was published with Manchester University Press in 2016.