Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Shire
I am the Course Leader for the BSc Risk and Security Management.
I teach on the following modules:
- Global, State and Corporate Security (Module coordinator)
- Risk Management (Module coordinator)
- Counter-Terrorism and UK National Security (Module coordinator)
- Contemporary Terrorism and the Global Response
Current doctoral students:
David Scott - Transnational Security Consulting: UK Practitioner Perspectives
Badar Al Mamari - Protecting Oman's critical security infrastructure from terrorism
I am happy to receive informal enquiries relating to research in any of the above-indicated areas and assist in working up proposals for doctoral study.
- African Security
- Asymmetric Warfare
- Horn of Africa
I am a regular contributor to international media outlets on security topics in Africa, particularly the Horn of Africa and Somalia. I am happy to take calls and emails from the media on my research and I am aware of the need to respond to journalists in a timely manner. Please contact me directly on either firstname.lastname@example.org or 02392843986
Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Shire is Lecturer in Security Risk Management at the Institute of Criminal Justice, University of Portsmouth, where he is the Course Leader for the BSc Risk and Security Management. He represents the University of Portsmouth at the Commonwealth Security Group (CSG) and Cooperation Network for Risk, Safety & Security Studies (CONRIS) Network groups.
Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Shire gained his BSc at the University of Leicester and MSc at Loughborough University. After completing his PhD in Complexity and Resilience at Loughborough University, he spent 18 months in Australia working as a postdoctoral research fellow at Griffith University’s Safety Science Innovation Lab. There he implemented several ethnographic projects in collaboration with multiple industrial and government stakeholders. He specialises in the increasingly complex world of risk and security and is interdisciplinary by training and experience (from applied sciences to social sciences). With a geographical focus on Africa, his research focuses on a wide range of areas, including (counter-)terrorism, asymmetric warfare, security, risk and complexity.
His works have been published in Terrorism and Political Violence, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Safety Science, and several other journals.
Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Shire is also the founder of Somali Faces, an award-winning storytelling organisation that raises awareness for social justice in Somalia.