Caroline Kennedy

University of Hull


Caroline Kennedy is professor of war studies and director of the Centre for Security Studies at the University of Hull, UK.

Her research interests include contemporary war, the ethics of war, and Cold War politics as well as terrorism and Russian foreign policy.

Kennedy is currently president of the British International Studies Association and was chair of the association from 2004 to 2006. She has been quoted as ""One of the UK's leading experts in war"" in the The Guardian.

Featured Work

Drone in Afghanistan, 2009. CREDIT: <a href="">David Axe</a> (<a href="">CC</a>)

NOV 6, 2012 Article

The New Assassination Bureau: On the 'Robotic Turn' in Contemporary War

When the film "2001" first came out, the plot--in which a robot faces an ethical decision--seemed like pure science fiction. Today it's becoming reality. This essay ...