Professor Emeritus, Manchester Metropolitan University
Clive Archer was Research Professor in International Relations at Manchester Metropolitan University and served as director of the Manchester European Research Institute until 2009. He has studied and written extensively on Arctic issues, and his research areas are in European integration with special reference to the Nordic area and small states, and the Arctic region. He has been an individual research member of the Oslo-based Geopolitics of the High North research group, and is currently writing up a research project on the U.K.’s interests in the Arctic. His most recent publications include: “International and Regional Regulation of the Arctic. Is there a Role for the European Union?” in Cécile Pelaudeix, Alain Faure & Robert Griffiths (eds.) What holds the Arctic Together? Paris, 2012, “Norway and the United Kingdom in the High North,” in Helge Pharo and Patrick Salmon (eds.) Britain and Norway: special relationships, Oslo, 2012. He is the author of Norway outside the European Union (2005) and publications on Arctic cooperation. His work in the Nordic area has been recognised by honours from the King of Norway and the President of Finland.