(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences) Dr OJ Greene, Professor of International Development at the University of Bradford Skip to content
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Dr OJ Greene

Professor of International Development

Faculty/Dept/School School of 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).