Department of Political Science

Prof Neil Mitchell

Prof Neil Mitchell

Professor of International Relations

Dept of Political Science

Faculty of S&HS

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2011

Research summary


Neil J. Mitchell joined UCL as Professor of International Relations in 2011 and before that he held a Sixth Century Chair at the University of Aberdeen. He served as chair of the department of political science at the University of New Mexico from 1993-2001 and as Acting Head of Department at UCL for 2014-2015.  His current work is on leadership, delegation, accountability and the role of non-state actors in conflict and repression, including Agents of Atrocity (Palgrave MacMillan 2004) and Democracy’s Blameless Leaders (New York University Press 2012).