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Owen Greene

Professor of International Development

Faculty/Dept/School School of Social Sciences
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emailo.j.greene@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 235173

Biography

Owen Greene is the author or co-author of 9 books and over 240 research articles, reports or book chapters, plus editor or co-editor of over 15 books, on questions relating to: conflict, security and development inter-relationships; fragile and conflict affected areas; peace-builing and statebuildng; arms export controls and supplier regimes (including EU, Wassenaar Arrangements, MTCR and NSG) and non-proliferation regimes; arms transparency and confidence-building measures; small arms and light weapons; conflict prevention; democratic governance, natural resource governance in fragile states; security, international assistance and co-operation in conflict-prone regions; security sector reform; regional security (especially Europe, sub-Saharan Africa. Middle East, and East Asia); and the development, implementation and effectiveness of international and regional co-operative arrangements relating to international security and international environmental problems. He has directed and co-directed numerous international research projects relevant to these field; and has been the coordinator or Director of several major Research, consultancy, educaiton and training contracts of the Univeristy of Bradford and governments and international organisations; , including Director of the Conflict, Security and Development (CSD), between the UK Department for International Development (DfID) and UK conflict prevention Pools (2002 - 2006); Swedish International Development Aid (Sida) Helpdesk on conflict, security, development and humantiraian aid (2006 - 2016); MOD Short Course Programme (2005 - present). Recent research and responsibilities have included consultants to the EU (including governance and conflict prevention in the Horn of Africa; community security in Lebanon; ; UK (DDR and Human SEcurity; DDR and Policing reform in DRC; Community Security in Ethiopia; Somalia Stabiliation and Al-Shabaab returnee programme); concultant to over 15 governments (including USA, Canada, Japan, Jamaica, Netherlands, Germany, France, Sweden), Consultant to the UN, EU, and OSCE on small arms and Arms Trade Treaty -related issues;  leader of EU Council mission to Cambodia on co-operation in tackling small arms; Team leader for FCO scoping study on conflict prevention in the Western Balkans; Scoping Study on Security Sector reform in Sub-Saharan Africa. Professor  Greene has extensive and recent experience with conducting and overseeing projects relating to security, governance, conflict and conflict prevention in Eastern Europe, Former USSR/Central Asia; West Africa, East Africa, Horn of Africa; Southern Africa; Balkans and South Caucasus, the Caribbean; Middle East; and Asia (South; Central and East Asia).

Professional activities

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India - Visiting Researcher
  • Open University, UK. - Tutor
  • Vauxhall College - Lecturer
  • University of Bradford - Lecturer
  • University of Bradford - Chair of Management Board
  • - N/A
  • PSID Director of Research & Knowledge Transfer
  • Academic Leadership: Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Security Studies, Department of Peace Studies
  • Research Group Leadership: Research Director
  • Other: Director of Centre for International Cooperation and Security
  • Research Group Leadership: Principal Researcher, IEC Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria.
  • General Administration: Lecturer, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford
  • Lecturer: Lecturer, Vauxhall College, London, and Tutor, Open University, UK.
  • Research Fellow: Research Fellow, Faculty of Science, Open University, UK
  • Visiting Researcher: Visiting Researcher, Dept of Applied Mathematics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleIntegration and Co-ordination of DDR and SALW Control Programming: Issues, Experience and Priorities. Thematic Working Paper 3. (2008)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Hiscock, D.; Flew, C.
 
TitleThe complex chemistry of the international ozone agreements (1995)
AuthorsParson E.;Greene O.
JournalEnvironment
DOI10.1080/00139157.1995.9929219
 
TitleThe complex chemistry of the international ozone agreements (1995)
AuthorsParson E.;Greene O.
JournalEnvironment
DOI10.1080/00139157.1995.9929219
 
Book
TitleSmall arms, crime and conflict: Global governance and the threat of armed violence (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Marsh N.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleSmall arms, crime and conflict: global governance and the threat of armed violence (2012)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Marsh, Nicholas
 
Book Chapter
TitleSmall arms research: Dynamics and emerging challenges (2014)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.
 
TitleGovernance and control of SALW after armed conflicts (2013)
AuthorsBourne M.;Greene O.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleArms, private militias and fragile state dynamics (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Penetrante A.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleSmall arms research: Dynamics and emerging challenges (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalControlling Small Arms: Consolidation, Innovation and Relevance in Research and Policy
DOI10.4324/9780203725412
 
TitleGovernance and small arms and light weapons (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Marsh N.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleConclusions and priorities for further research (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Marsh N.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleArmed violence within societies (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Marsh N.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
TitleConflict Prevention, Management and Reduction in Africa (2006)
AuthorsBuxton, Julia; Greene, Owen J.; Salonius-Pasternak, C.
 
TitleEnvironmental regimes: Effectiveness and implementation review (2005)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalThe Environment and International Relations
DOI10.4324/9780203995525
 
TitleDemocratic Governance and the Internationalisation of Security Policy: The Relevance of Parliaments (2004)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.
 
TitleThe Scope and Implications of a Tracing Mechanism for Small Arms and Light Weapons. (2003)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Schutz, F.
 
Published Report
TitleConflict Analysis of Liberia, and Analysis of Issues and Implications for Future Swedish Development Co-operation (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Berts, H.; Njeri, Sarah
 
TitleConflict Minerals in the DRC and Great Lakes Region (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Quick, I.
 
TitleHuman Security in Mali (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.
 
TitleExamining Resilience Related Initiatives and Programmes in the Horn of Africa (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Svensson, N.; Midgely, T.; Auma, E.
 
TitleExamining Resilience Related Initiatives and Programmes in the Horn of Africa (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Svensson, N.; Midgely, T.; Auma, E.
 
TitleAdvice on Portfolio Development in the Eastern Partnership region and Russia: implications of Ukraine conflicts (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Morris, K.; Paasiaro, M.
 
TitleAdvice on Portfolio Development in the Eastern Partnership region and Russia: implications of Ukraine conflicts (2015)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Morris, K.; Paasiaro, M.
 
TitleThe Control of Air Transportation of Small Arms and Light Weapons and Munitions: A Comparative Study of National Systems Utilised in the European Union (2009)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.
 
TitleReport on the Implementation of UN Programme of Action on SALW; 3 volumes - 2003, 2005, 2006. (2006)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Kirkham, E.; Bourne, Mike; Godnick, William H.
 
Other Publication
Other typeEditorial
TitleIntroduction (2013)
AuthorsGreene O.;Marsh N.
JournalSmall Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
DOI10.4324/9780203806036
 
Other typeWorking Paper
TitleLinking and Co-ordinating DDR and SSR for Human Security after Conflict: Issues, Experience and Priorities. Thematic Working Paper 2. (2008)
AuthorsGreene, Owen J.; Rynn, Simon
 
Other typeReviews
TitleInternational Environmental Regimes: Verification and Implementation Review (1993)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalEnvironmental Politics
DOI10.1080/09644019308414107
 
Other typeReviews
TitleInternational Environmental Regimes: Verification and Implementation Review (1993)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalEnvironmental Politics
DOI10.1080/09644019308414107
 
Other typeReviews
TitleNuclear Winter: Uncertainties, Scientific Consensus, and the SCOPE-ENUWAR Report (1987)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalMedicine and war
DOI10.1080/07488008708408756
 
Other typeReviews
TitleNuclear Winter: Uncertainties, Scientific Consensus, and the SCOPE-ENUWAR Report (1987)
AuthorsGreene O.
JournalMedicine and war
DOI10.1080/07488008708408756