DCSS - Mark Grove

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Mark Grove,  Lecturer in Strategic Studies, Plymouth University, at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. He taught Strategic Studies at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, for fifteen years and is responsible for the delivery of courses in contemporary maritime strategic studies, maritime security and naval history.

He has lectured across the full spectrum of the old Department of Strategic Studies and International Affairs’ courses and was also responsible for introducing and teaching the Royal Marine's History of Amphibious Warfare Course which ran very successfully at BRNC for over ten years until 2010. He has taught International Relations at Plymouth University from 1999 to 2013, initially as part of a BRNC outreach programme, including a foreign policy analysis course and for over ten years a third year undergraduate course on contemporary maritime power for which he was module leader. Amongst his current responsibilities at BRNC he is the module leader for the Junior Warfare Officers’ Contemporary Maritime Warfare and Security Course. His current research interests include maritime security challenges in the 21st century, naval operations in the littoral and maritime operations in the Persian Gulf.

He has been a visiting lecturer at a number of establishments and units, and a regular guest lecturer at the Joint Command and Staff College at both Bracknell and Watchfield giving lectures on Amphibious and Riverine Operations.

He has given conference papers and published on the subjects of amphibious warfare, naval history and maritime security. He has made a number of television and radio appearances for both U.K and overseas broadcasters including BBC1 and Channel 5.

Email address: mark.grove@plymouth.ac.uk