Research Leader for Politics
Qualifications1989: BSc International Relations, London School of Economics (2:1)
1990: MSc International Relations, London School of Economics
1994: PhD International Relations, City University, London (thesis 'Global Norms and theInternational Regulation of Pesticides')
2021: Environmental Security. An Introduction (2nd ed) (Routledge)
2020: ‘The Inuit’ in Colbourne & Anderson (eds) Indigenous Self-determination and Sustainable Economic Development (Routledge)
2020: ‘Military Ecocide’ in, Sayapin (ed) An Introduction to International Conflict and Security Law Asser & Springer
2020: ‘Insecurity: the new normal?’ in, Geib & Melzer (eds) Oxford Handbook on the International Law of Global Security (OUP)
2020: Hough, Moran, Pilbeam & Stokes International Security Studies: Theory and Practise (2nd ed), Routledge: London
2019: Back to the future: environmental security in nineteenth century global politics. Global Security: Health, Science and Policy
2018: ‘The Inuit’ in Colbourne & Anderson (eds) Indigenous Self-determination and Sustainable Economic Development (Routledge)
2018: ‘Insecurity: the new normal?’ in, Geib & Melzer (eds) Oxford Handbook on the International Law of Global Security (OUP)
2018: ‘Military Ecocide’ in, Sayapin (ed) An Introduction to International Conflict and Security Law (Asser & Springer)
2018: Understanding Global Security (4th ed) Routledge: London.
2017: Haynes, Hough, Malik & Pettiford, World Politics (2nd ed.) , Routledge: London.
2016: 'Ecological Security’ in Rethinking Security in the Twenty-First Century Palgrave: London
2016: 'Environmental Insecurity' The Companion to Environmental Studies Routledge: London.
2016: 'International Security' in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior (ed. F. Moghaddam)
2016: 'Trying to end the war on the world: the campaign to proscribe military ecocide' Global Security: Health, Science, and Policy
2015: 'Fighting Over the Last Drop? a Critique of the "Water Wars" thesis', Commonwealth Human Ecology Annual Journal.
2015: 'Defending Nature. the evolution of the international legal restriction of military ecocide' in Capaldo, G (ed) Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014 (OUP)
2014:Hough, Malik, Pilbeam & Roberts, Security. From Theory to Practise, Routledge:London
2014:Environmental Security: an Introduction, Routledge: London
2014:Entry; 'The Rotterdam Convention' for Morin & Orsini (eds) Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance, Routledge: London.
2013:Book Section: 'The Trading and Use of Agrochemicals', in B. Campbell & S.Ortiz (eds) Issues in Agroecology. Present Status and Future Prospects, Berlin: Springer.
2013:Understanding Global Security (3rd edition) Routledge: London
2013:The Arctic in International Politics. Coming in from the Cold, Routledge: London.
2013:'Workplace Insecurity. The Case for Global Governance', Business Law Review 34 (2): 54-62.
2012:'Worker Safety and Human Security. The Case for Global Governance' E-Journal of Comparative and International Labour Studies 1(3-4) Oct-Dec 2012.
2012:'Worth the Energy? The Geopolitics of Arctic Oil', Central European Journal of International & Security Studies 6(2)
2011:"Non-State Actors in the Global Health World", in B. Reinalda (ed) Ashgate Companion to Non-State Actors, Ashgate: Farnham Surrey pp.433-446.
2011World Politics. International Relations and Globalization in the 21st Century, Pearson..
2011 "Pesticides and Persistent Organic Pollutants", chapter in G.Kutting (ed) Global Environmental Politics, Routledge.
2008'Global Steps towards Human Security' Security and Human Rights 19(1), January 2008, pp.15-23. (ISSN 1874-7337)
2008 Understanding Global Security (2nd edition) Routledge. (ISBN 978-0-415-42142-3).
2008'Make Goals Not War. The Contribution of International Football to World Peace' The International Journal of the History of Sport 25(9), September 2008.
2008 Entry on 'Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides' for the Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History (1,500 words).
2005: Who's Securing Whom? The need for International Relations to Embrace Human Security, St Antony's International Review 1(2) November 2005 pp.72-87 . (ISSN 1746-451X)
2004: Understanding Global Security Routlege, London.
2003: 'Poisons in the system: the global regulation of hazardous pesticides'. Global Environmental Politics 3(2) May 2003.
International Relations, Globalization, Security Politics, Global environmental policy, The Arctic
Global Security Politics, International Environmental Politics, Sport and Politics, the politics of the Arctic.
Hough, Peter (2023) Written submission for the Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry Defence in Scotland: The North Atlantic and the High North 2022-23. UK Parliament.
Hough, Peter (2022) Military ecocide. In: International Conflict and Security Law: A Research Handbook. Sayapin, Sergey and Atadjanov, Rustam and Kadam, Umesh and Kemp, Gerhard and Zambrana-Tévar, Nicolás and Quénivet, Noëlle , eds. T. M. C. Asser Press, The Hague, pp. 1139-1160. ISBN 9789462655140
Hough, Peter (2022) Hotting up? Geopolitical rivalry and environmental security in the Arctic. Insight Turkey , 24 (2). pp. 10-23. ISSN 1302-177X
Hough, Peter (2021) Environmental Security: an introduction (2nd edition). Routledge, London. ISBN 9780367536145
Hough, Peter (2021) Accidently insecure. In: The Oxford Handbook of the International Law of Global Security. Geiß, Robin and Melzer, Nils , eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 100-117. ISBN 9780198827276
2019: Awarded £1,300 from QR Strategic Priorities Fund (2019-20) to conduct research on UK foreign policy in the Arctic.
Independent Research Fund Denmark | Social Sciences with a peer review of the application International Law-making: Actors in Shipping and Climate Change (InterAct) (case number: 0167-00035A).