Luke Glanville

Assoc Professor Luke Glanville

Senior Fellow/Associate Professor


MIntS (University of Sydney), MA (Macquarie University), PhD (University of Queensland)

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Luke Glanville

Luke Glanville is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations.

He has two books forthcoming in 2021: Sharing Responsibility: The History and Future of Protection from Atrocities (Princeton University Press) and Refuge Reimagined: Biblical Kinship in Global Politics (InterVarsity Press, with Mark R. Glanville).

He is presently completing a volume of translations, co-edited with David Lupher and Maya Feile Tomes, titled Sepúlveda on the Conquest of the Indies, for Oxford University Press. Luke is the author of Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014) (winner of Australian Political Science Association Crisp Prize (2016) and CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award (2014)). He has placed articles in journals including International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, Ethics & International Affairs, and European Journal of International Law. He is co-editor of three books and served for ten years as co-editor of the quarterly journal, Global Responsibility to Protect (2010-19).

His research interests include international political theory, the history of international thought, responsibility to protect, refugee protection, and imperfect duties.

For further details and a full list of publications, please click on “View my researcher profile” below.

Watch and listen to Luke talk about his work and career in the discipline of International Relations.


Luke teaches the graduate courses The Evolution of the International System INTR8046 (Semester 2, 2020), and Ethics of Peace and War INTR8053 (Semester 2, 2020).

Bell School wins more than $835,000 in ARC funding

Bell School wins more than $835,000 in ARC funding

Academics based at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University have won more than $835,000 for four projects in the latest Australian Research Council funding round.

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Children and the Responsibility to Protect Project

The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) framework lays down a responsibility to protect populations from the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and ethnic cleansing.

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