Author profile: Brent J. Steele

Brent J. Steele is the Francis D. Wormuth Presidential Chair and Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah. He is the author of Alternative Accountabilities in Global Politics: The Scars of Violence (Routledge, 2013); Defacing Power: The Aesthetics of Insecurity in Global Politics (University of Michigan Press, 2010); and Ontological Security in International Relations: Self-Identity and the IR State (Routledge, 2008). He is also the co-editor of three books, most recently Reflexivity and International Relations (Routledge, forthcoming 2015), and has published articles in a number of international studies journals. He is currently researching restraint in global politics.

Review – Religion and the Realist Tradition

Brent J. Steele • Sep 26 2015 • Features

While assessing how realism addresses religious issues in world politics, this collection also explores the role of religion in the intellectual development of IR theory.

Jus En Bello Isn’t Enough: Human Terrain, COIN and a Reasonable Chance for Success

Brent J. Steele • Aug 6 2012 • Articles

With words like ‘morality’ and ‘warfare’ peppering the Human Terrain debate, it is surprising that the program hasn’t been widely discussed with reference to the Just War tradition.

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