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RoleResearch Associate, IGS

Matthew Hurley


Matthew Hurley is Lecturer in Politics (International Relations) at Sheffield Hallam University. He received his BA (Hons) in International Relations from Keele University, an MA in War Studies from King's College, London and an MA in International Studies from Oxford Brookes University. His PhD (Oxford Brookes) explored NATO’s engagement with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. His wider research interests include: (re)negotiations of militarized masculinities and femininities; gender, war and militarism; gendered leadership and international summitry.

Research interests

Gender, War & Militarism

Selected publications

Hurley, M. (2017) 'Gender Mainstreaming and Integration in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation' in Duncanson, C. & R. Woodward (eds.) The Palgrave International Handbook on Gender and the Military, Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan

Hurley, M. & Wright, K.A.M. (2017) ‘Navigating Gender, Power and Perceptions when Researching NATO: A Conversation’, International Feminist Journal of Politics 19(3)

Hurley, M. (2016) ‘The ‘Genderman’: (Re)Negotiating Militarised Masculinities when ‘Doing Gender’ at NATO’. Critical Military Studies [Advance copy available online]

Hurley, M. (2016) ‘Talking Gender, War and Security at NATO’ in Ardner, S., F. Armitage & L. Sciama, (eds) War & Women Across Continents: Autobiographical and Biographical Experiences, New York: Berghahn Books