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About Peter Gill

Peter Gill is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, UK, and previously Research Professor in Intelligence Studies at the University of Salford. He is the author of Policing Politics (Cass, 1994) and Rounding Up the Usual Suspects? (Ashgate, 2000) and co-author of Intelligence in an Insecure World (Polity, 2nd edition 2012).

He is co-editor of the PSI Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches, 2 volumes (Praeger, 2008), Intelligence Theory: key questions and debates (Routledge, 2009) and Democratisation of Intelligence, a special issue of Intelligence and National Security, 29:4, 2014.

His current research, for which he was awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship in 2010, is being incorporated in Intelligence Governance and Democratisation: a comparative analysis of the limits of reform, to be published by Routledge in 2016.

Articles by Peter Gill

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