Department of Political Science


Dr Melanie Garson

Melanie Garson
Senior Teaching Fellow in International Conflict Resolution & Security
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Melanie Garson is a Senior Teaching Fellow in International Conflict Resolution & Security in the School of Public Policy at UCL. She is an accredited mediator and lawyer specialising in international conflict resolution and mediation. Her research and teaching interests focus on international negotiation, emerging technologies and the future of conflict in a digital age, cyberwarfare, and US foreign policy, particularly in the Middle East. She is a frequent contributor on global security and US politics on BBC, CNN, and CNBC, as well as the chair of the "In Conversation" series with The Pinsker Centre.


  • US diplomacy
  • International negotiation
  • International mediation
  • Cyberwarfare & emerging technologies
  • Identity politics
  • Reconciliation