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Dr John Collins

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Research Interests: Global Drug Control Policy; Anglo American Relations; History of the United Nations; US Foreign Policy
Room: SAR.2.08


John Collins is coordinator of the LSE IDEAS International Drug Policy Project. He is also coordinator of the Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy. He edited the 2012 LSE IDEAS Special Report, Governing the Global Drug Wars.

John is a former PhD Candidate in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics. His research focused on Anglo-American relations and international drug control over the period 1939-1964. Specifically, his work sought to locate the issue of drug control both within the context of evolving Anglo-American relations, and the Cold War more broadly.


Dr John Collins teaches the following course at undergraduate level:

HY116 - International History since 1890