Dr Emily Tannock

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Political Science and International Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 334 69880


Emily Tannock is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is interested in the transformation of the international system, normative justifications for violence, and the incorporation of contextualist methods into the International Relations discipline.

Research Interests

  • The Use of Force
  • The politics of legitimacy
  • International Law
  • History of International Thought
  • Legal History


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Diploma in International Law, University of Melbourne
  • Master of International Affairs, Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Notre Dame Australia


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Book Chapter

  • Devetak, Richard and Tannock, Emily (2017). Imperial rivalry and the first global war. In Christian Reus-Smit and Tim Dunne (Ed.), The globalization of international society (pp. 125-144) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

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