Luke Glanville

Assoc Professor Luke Glanville

Senior Fellow/Associate Professor


MIntS (University of Sydney), MA (Macquarie University), PhD (University of Queensland)

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Luke Glanville

Associate Professor Luke Glanville is a Senior Fellow in the Department of International Relations. He graduated with his PhD in Political Science at the University of Queensland in 2010 and then worked at Griffith University before joining ANU in 2013. His research is currently focused on the historical development of duties that states have to protect the vulnerable beyond their borders from mass atrocities.

Luke is the author of Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History, published by the University of Chicago Press, and he has placed articles in journals including International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, and Human Rights Law Review. He is co-editor of the quarterly journal, Global Responsibility to Protect.

Luke’s research interests include international theory, history of international thought, Responsibility to Protect, and sovereignty.

Watch and listen to Luke talk about his work and career in the discipline of International Relations.


Luke teaches the graduate courses The Evolution of the International System INTR8046 (Semester 2, 2020), and Ethics of Peace and War INTR8053 (Semester 2, 2020).

Bell School wins more than $835,000 in ARC funding

Bell School wins more than $835,000 in ARC funding

Academics based at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University have won more than $835,000 for four projects in the latest Australian Research Council funding round.

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Children and the Responsibility to Protect Project

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework lays down a responsibility to protect populations from the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing.

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