Ben O'Loughlin

Authored for Print issue Vol 71.1.5 Contentious Narratives published in 2017-18


Ben O’Loughlin is Professor of International Relations and Director of the New Political Communication Unit at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is co-editor of the Sage journal Media, War & Conflict. His latest book is Forging the World: Strategic Narratives and International Relations. He was Specialist Advisor to the UK Parliament’s Select Committee on Soft Power, producing the report Power and Persuasion in the Modern World. In 2016, he won the Walter Lippmann Award for Political Communication at the American Political Science Association. He is completing a book on the 2015 Iran peace deal and narrative diplomacy. His email is [email protected].