Neville Wylie was appointed Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in October 2021. He joined the University as Professor of International History and Deputy Principal (Internationalisation) in 2018. Prior to taking up his post in Stirling, Professor Wylie had worked at the University of Nottingham, where he had variously acted as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (UNMC), Postgraduate Vice-Dean for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Head of School for Politics, History and International Relations (UNMC). He was latterly Associate Pro Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement.
Professor Wylie’s research spans the fields of history, international relations and international law. His current projects explore issues of military internment and prisoners of war, humanitarianism and the evolution of the international humanitarian regime, and have appeared in journals such as the European Journal of International Law and the International History Review. He has also recently co-edited The Red Cross Movement. Myths, Practices and Turning Points (Manchester University Press, 2020) and Humanitarianism and the Great War (forthcoming).
A native of Edinburgh, Professor Wylie took his undergraduate degree in Medieval and Modern History at Kings College London, before moving to the University of Cambridge for an MPhil in International Relations and a PhD in History. He held a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship and Junior Research Fellowship at the University of Cambridge and held positions at the University of Glasgow, University College Dublin and the University of Nottingham.