I came to UWE in September 2012. Previously I was based at Cardiff University where I completed my PhD and held an Associate Lecturer post. I serve as Editor-in-Chief and Director of
E-International Relations, the world's leading open access international relations website.
In addition to my academic publications (see below), I write frequently for
E-International Relations, and my political commentary regularly features in leading publications such as
The National Interest, open Democracy and
In 2016 I will co-edit the first fully open access textbook for students of International Relations. Details
My interests cluster around US foreign policy and Iranian politics (1945-present). The bulk of my current research explores US-Iran relations during the Cold War.
McGlinchey, S. and Cole, P.
Scotland headed towards "Independence-Lite"?The National Interest.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/23971
US arms policies towards the Shah's Iran.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22550
Richard Nixon’s Road to Tehran: The Making of the U.S.–Iran Arms Agreement of May 1972.Diplomatic History, 37 (4).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21129
How the Shah entangled America.The National Interest.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/21070
Lyndon B. Johnson and arms credit sales to Iran 1964–1968.Middle East Journal, 67 (2).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/19718
McGlinchey, S. and Choksy, J. K.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions under the shah and ayatollahs.Small Wars Journal, 8 (3).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/19722
Building a client state: American arms policies towards Iran, 1950-1963.The Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, 6 (2).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/19721
McGlinchey, S. and Politikon
Neoconservatism and American foreign policy.Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, 16 (1).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/18411