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PD Dr Robert Schuett

Honorary Fellow

PhD (Durham)


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Honorary Fellow in the School of Government and International Affairs  

Biography

Bio note

I am a career civil servant in the field of national security and international relations. Above all else, I am a political scientist. My research focuses on the intersection of politics, law and ethics at the domestic, European and global level.

Publications

Authored book

  • Schuett, R (2021). Hans Kelsen's Political Realism. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Schuett, R (2010). Political Realism, Freud, and Human Nature in International Relations. New York: Palgrave.

Book review

  • Schuett, R (2021). Democracy in its Essence: Hans Kelsen as a Political Thinker, by Sara Lagi (Lexington Books, 2020). Austrian Journal of Political Science 50(2): 27-28.
  • Schuett, R (2020). Hans Kelsen: Biographie eines Rechtswissenschaftlers, by Thomas Olechowski (Mohr Siebeck, 2020). 49(3): 11-12.
  • Schuett, R (2012). Chasing Morgenthau, or: What is Political Realism? International Studies Review 14(1): 131-135.

Chapter in book

  • Schuett, R (2018). Hans Kelsen: A Political Realist? In The Edinburgh Companion to Political Realism. Schuett, R & Hollingworth, M. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 303-16.
  • Hollingworth, M & Schuett, R (2018). Introduction: Political Realism, Liberal Democracy, and World Politics. In The Edinburgh Companion to Political Realism. Schuett, R & Hollingworth, M. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 1-8.
  • Schuett, R (2015). Open Societies, Cosmopolitanism and the Kelsenian State as a Safeguard against Nationalism. In The Concept of the State in International Relations: Philosophy, Sovereignty and Cosmopolitanism. Schuett, R & Stirk, PMR. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 221-43.

Edited book

  • Schuett, R. & Hollingworth, M (2018). The Edinburgh Companion to Political Realism. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Schuett, R & Stirk, PMR (2015). The Concept of the State in International Relations. Edinburgh University Press.

Journal Article

  • Schuett, R (2011). Peace through transformation? Political realism and the progressivism of national security. International Relations 25(2): pp 185-203.
  • Schuett, R (2010). Classical Realism, Freud and Human Nature in International Relations. History of the Human Sciences 23(2): 21-46.
  • Schuett, R (2007). Freudian Roots of Political Realism: The Importance of Sigmund Freud to Hans J. Morgenthau’s Theory of International Power Politics. History of the Human Sciences 20(4): 53-78.

Newspaper/Magazine Article

  • Schuett, R (2021). Peace through Law? Political Realism and Hans Kelsen. E-International Relations
  • Schuett, R (2021). What is Progressive Realism? The ‘Other’ Kelsen. EUP Publishing Blog
  • Schuett, R (2020). Fear and Freud in Politics: Critical Notes on Mearsheimer’s Structural Realism. E-International Relations