Professor David Galbreath

david-galbreath-27527-0086Professor David Galbreath was appointed as the Conflict Theme Leadership Fellow in February 2015 and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath in September 2016.

David is also Professor of International Security David is Professor of International Security in the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies at the University of Bath. His research interests lie in the field of are in comparative national security and defence policy, as well as how science and technology affect war, conflict and violence.

Professor Galbreath is also Director of the Centre for War and Technology and Editor-in-Chief of both European Security and Defence Studies.

Since finishing his PhD in 2004 at the University of Leeds, he has been consistently working on foreign and security policy, including contributing to the international and European security components of the MSc in Strategic Studies at the University of Aberdeen until 2010.

While he has often worked on the social inquiry around minority politics in Europe, he has been predominantly a security scholar since 2006 with his first work on conventional forces in Europe.

Research interests

  • Military and strategic theory
  • Emergent Warfare
  • Science and Technology advances
  • Arms Control


Professor David Galbreath can be contacted via email at