Sir Lawrence Freedman is professor emeritus of war studies at King's College London.

Freedman became professor of war studies at King's College in 1982. In 2002, he became head of the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy at King's College.

In June 2009, he was appointed to serve as a member of the official inquiry into Britain and the 2003 Iraq War.

Before joining King's College, Freedman held research appointments at Nuffield College Oxford, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London. Elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1995, he was appointed official historian of the Falklands Campaign in 1997.

Freedman's books include The official history of the Falklands Campaign, A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East, and Strategy: A History.

Last Updated: September 15, 2017