The Intervention and Statebuilding Seminar Series is hosted by the University of Westminster's Security and International Relations programme.
Dr Pattison is a Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester. His research interests concern the moral issues raised when using military force abroad, including humanitarian intervention, the responsibility to protect, and the increased use of private military companies. His PhD on humanitarian intervention was awarded the Sir Ernest Barker Prize for Best Dissertation in Political Theory by the Political Studies Association. His latest book is, Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Who Should Intervene?,