This area of research is focused on the normative character and trajectory of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) as well as the policy and practice dimensions of efforts to prevent mass atrocities more generally.
Dr Hunt is one of three Editors-in-Chief of the quarterly journal, Global Responsibility to Protect.
Recent and forthcoming publications include:
- Charles T. Hunt and Phil Orchard eds. (2020) Constructing the Responsibility to Protect: Consolidation and Contestation. (Abingdon: Routledge)
- Hunt, C. T. (2019) “Analysing the Co-Evolution of the Responsibility to Protect and the Protection of Civilians in UN Peace Operations.” International Peacekeeping, 26(5): 630-659.
- Charles T. Hunt and Morada, N. eds. (2018) Regionalism and Human Protection: Reflections from Southeast Asia and Africa (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff)
- Charles T. Hunt (2016) “Emerging Powers and the Responsibility to Protect: Non-linear Norm Dynamics in Complex International Society”, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 29(2): 761-781.
- Charles T. Hunt (2016) “Regionalism and Human Protection Norms: An Overview in Africa”, Global Responsibility to Protect, 8(2-3): 201-226.
- Charles T. Hunt (2016) “Côte d’Ivoire” in Bellamy, A. and Dunne, T. eds. The Oxford Handbook of The Responsibility to Protect (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp.693-716.