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Ikrom Yakubov

Dr Ikrom Yakubov

Lecturer in International Relations and Security
School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies
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Ikrom's research interests lie at the intersection of International Relations, Intelligence, Research & Analytical Methods, Security and Warfare. Ikrom teaches across a range of subjects for our International Relations and Security team. Ikrom supervises undergraduate, postgraduate-master and PhD projects on IR, Intelligence, Security and Warfare.

Ikrom is a former Intelligence/Security practitioner, whose expertise combines both academic and practitioner's knowledge on IR, Intelligence, Security and Warfare. Ikrom has published in Security/Securitisation Studies and Radicalisation and De-radicalisation Studies. Moreover, he has also contributed to the Research Projects on the Counterterrorist Role of Europol and EU Civil Protection Responding to CBRN Incidents and Attacks. The projects can be found via the following links:

  1. An Unequal Fight: Strengthening Europol’s Counter-terrorism Mandate
  2. EU civil protection responding to CBRN incidents and attacks

Currently, he is working on his Monograph titled - The Role of Intelligence in Securitisation Processes: A Tool or An Agent?

Ikrom taught International Relations and Security, Intelligence, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Comparative Politics and Globalisation, Research Methods and Methodologies at renowned Universities such as Edinburgh, Dundee and South Wales. Moreover, he delivered public lectures on the Role of Technocratic Entities (e.g., CIA, SIS-MI6 and KGB) in security and foreign policy decision making.