Professor John Baylis

Professor Baylis is an academic leader in the fields of Strategic Studies and International Politics and has written seminal texts on the subject.His research has focused mainly on the history, politics, strategy and ethics of nuclear weapons with particular emphasis on British nuclear policy and strategy during the Cold War.

He was Dean of Social Sciences in Aberystwyth University before being appointed to the Chair of Politics and International Relations at Swansea in 2000. He also served as Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University from 2003 until his retirement in 2008.