Professor Theo Farrell

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Professor Theo Farrell

War Studies

University of Wollongong

, Australia

Theo Farrell is Professor and Executive Dean of Law, Humanities and the Arts at the University of Wollongong, Australia. A former Head of the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, Professor Farrell is an expert on contemporary armed conflict. He spent almost a decade studying the war in Afghanistan, including numerous trips to the country to undertake classified campaign reviews for senior US and British commanders. He was also involved in a number of talks with senior Taliban figures to explore the prospects for peace negotiations. Professor Farrell has published numerous books on military affairs and security studies, including Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan. Professor Farrell’s current research explores the impact of artificial intelligence and robotics on the future conduct of warfare.

Key Subjects

War studies, military, Afghanistan, armed conflict

Languages

English

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