During his career Professor Baylis taught at Liverpool, Aberystwyth and Swansea Universities. At Swansea he was Head of the Department of Politics and International Relations and Pro-Vice Chancellor until he retired in 2008. He also spent periods lecturing in the United States in Virginia and Utah. John is a renowned expert in the field of international politics focusing on issues of strategy and arms control.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Politics
  • Strategic Studies
  • Nuclear History


  1. & The British Nuclear Experience: The Role of Beliefs, Culture and Identity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.