Colin Wight is Professor of International Relations and current Chair of the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He was Editor in Chief of the European Journal of International Relations from 2008 to 2013. He has previously worked at Aberystwyth University, Department of International Politics, the University of Sheffield, and the University of Exeter. His research interests are in International Relations theory, and political Violence. His most recent publication is Rethinking Terrorism: Terrorism, Violence and the State (Palgrave, 2015).