Dr Chris Martin

Dr Chris Martin

Reader in Maritime Security and Head of School of Politics and International Studies

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • School of Politics and International Studies

Qualifications

  • BA
  • MA
  • PhD

Summary

Dr Christopher Martin joined the University in 2005 and is Senior Lecturer in War Studies and Contemporary Security.

He was awarded the Julian Corbett Prize for Research in Modern Naval History in 2005 by the Institute of Historical Research.

In 2017, his book, The UK as a Medium Maritime Power in the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), was shortlisted for the UK Maritime Foundation's Mountbatten Award for the best literary contribution to public understanding of maritime affairs.

He is a member of the Royal Navy Strategic Studies Centre, the Centre d’enseignement supérieur de la marine (Paris) and the Groupement d'intérêt scientifique d'histoire maritime (Nice).

Undergraduate

Seapower

Contemporary Maritime Security

Warfare

Recent outputs

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Book

The UK as a medium maritime power in the 21st century: Logistics for influence

Martin, C. (2016). The UK as a medium maritime power in the 21st century: Logistics for influence. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-01237-1

Book Chapter

Free Riding? The Costs of Defence: the United Kingdom, France and the United States of America.

Martin, C. (2012). Free Riding? The Costs of Defence: the United Kingdom, France and the United States of America. The Withering of the Welfare State: Regression, 193 - 207. Palgrave Macmillan

Journal Article

Franco-British naval cooperation at the Dardanelles, 1914-1916, new friends, old enemies, eternal rivals?

Martin, C., Pre´neuf, J. D., & Vaisset, T. (2017). Franco-British naval cooperation at the Dardanelles, 1914-1916, new friends, old enemies, eternal rivals?. British Journal of Military History, 3(3), 122-147

La marine nationale françsaise vue par l'amiral Fisher: entre rival au long cours et alli‚ inutile

Martin, C. (2015). La marine nationale françsaise vue par l’amiral Fisher: entre rival au long cours et allié inutile. Revue d'histoire maritime, 119-142

The Complexity of Strategy : "Jackie" Fisher and the Trouble with Submarines

Martin, C. (2011). The Complexity of Strategy : "Jackie" Fisher and the Trouble with Submarines. Journal of Military History, 75(2), 441-470

Research interests

Naval Warfare.

Maritime Security.

Security and Defence.

Postgraduate supervision

Maritime Security

Naval warfare

Naval theory.

Warfare and security.

Consultancy/Industry advisory role

Member of the Royal Navy Strategic Studies Centre

2020

Member of Humber Offshore Energy Security Forum

2020

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2019

Member of the Centre d’enseignement supérieur de la marine (Paris)

2010

Menber of the Groupement d'intérêt scientifique d'histoire maritime (Nice)

2010