Areas of Expertise:
• United Kingdom
Dr Tim Oliver is a Dahrendorf Fellow at the London School of Economics where he focuses on Europe-North American relations. Between 2012-2014 he was a transatlantic post-doctoral fellow for international relations and security (TAPIR) at the Center for Transatlantic Relations.
Tim’s research is into transatlantic relations, European geopolitics, British-European relations, British government and politics, and the UK’s foreign, security and defence policies.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Liverpool, an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics and a PhD from the LSE’S Department of International Relations. Tim’s doctoral research (under the supervision of William Wallace) focused on foreign policy making in the British core executive.
Tim has taught political science and international relations at the LSE, UCL and from 2010-2012 and 2014-2015 was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
He has worked in the European Parliament in Brussels and the House of Lords, including several years as a senior researcher in the Liberal Democrats House of Lords Whips’ Office. He has also worked at the Stiftung Wissenshaft und Politik in Berlin and the RAND Coporation in Washington D.C. He is currently the chief editor for the ‘Asian Perceptions of the EU’ series run by the NFG Research Group at the Freie Universität Berlin and former convener (and founder) of the BISA British Foreign Policy working group.