Dr Javier Argomaniz

Dr Javier Argomaniz

Senior Lecturer

Researcher profile

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IR5902 Research Methods 

IR5952 Research Methods Distance Learning (Tutorials on ‘Describing and Analysing Quantitative data’)

IR4574 Understanding Terrorism


IR5920 International Law and Terrorism

IR5007 Terrorism and Liberal Democracy (Lectures on ‘Counter-terrorism and the European Union’)

IR5003 Regional Security (Lectures on ‘Europe’)

IR3008 International Terrorism (Lectures on ‘Counter-terrorism’ and ‘Terrorism and Liberal Democracy’)

IR5601 Research in International Relations (Lectures on ‘Quantitative and Qualitative Methods’)

Research areas

Javier Argomaniz is a Senior Lecturer at the University of St Andrews Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV), where he has published widely on the subject of state, non-state and civilian responses to political violence. His work has been published in Terrorism and Political ViolenceStudies in Conflict and TerrorismCooperation and ConflictIntelligence and National Security and a number of other peer-reviewed journals. He has co-directed two separate international and multi-disciplinary projects funded by the EU on the needs of victims of terrorism and the role of victims in the prevention of conflict. Argomaniz is the author of Post–9/11 European Union counter-terrorism: Politics, Polity and Policies (Routledge, 2011) and co-editor and contributor to Victims of terrorism. A comparative and Interdisciplinary Study (Routledge, 2014); International Perspectives on Terrorism Victimisation. An Interdisciplinary Approach (Palgrave, 2015), EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence: A Critical Assessment (Routledge, 2016) and Victims and Perpetrators of Terrorism. Exploring Identities, Roles and Narratives (Routledge, 2018)

PhD supervision

  • Felipe Fulcher Cruvinel
  • James Hewitt

Selected publications


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