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Name Professor Eric Herring
Job title Professor of World Politics
Department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies University of Bristol
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Telephone number work(0117) 928 8582
Out-of-hours contact details home07771 966608
Qualifications MA(Aberd), MSc(Econ), PhD(Wales)
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Membership of professional bodies British International Studies Association
Political Studies Association
Keywords Iraq since 1990
economic sanctions
security policy
Areas of expertise My main area of expertise is security studies with particular reference to Iraq and world politics from the period of sanctions (1990-2003), invasion and occupation (2003-04) and post-occupation (2004 onwards).

I served as the specialist adviser to the Select Committee on Economic Affairs of the House of Lords for its inquiry on UK policy on economic sanctions (2006-07). I also gave oral and written evidence on the occupation of Iraq to the Select Committee on Defence of the House of Commons (2007).

I am co-author (with Glen Rangwala) of 'Iraq in Fragments: The Occupation of Iraq and its Legacy' (Cornell University Press and C. Hurst, 2006). This book was written as part of research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Media experience I have extensive radio, print and television experience.