PhD, International Relations


Dr Julie Norman is a Lecturer in Politics & International Relations at University College London (UCL), and a researcher/consultant on conflict, security, foreign policy, human rights, and development.

An expert on the Middle East and US politics, she is the author of three books and multiple articles and op-eds, and she is a frequent contributor to the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, and other media outlets.


Dr Julie Norman provides commentary and analysis for media outlets such as the BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, CNBC, Sky News, CBC, Euronews, France24, DW, and the British Forces Broadcasting Service.

Areas of expertise include:

  • US politics

  • Middle East politics

  • Political protest & social movements

  • Terrorism & violent extremism

  • Foreign policy & security

  • Human rights & development