Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway, University of London.
He was educated at Wellington College and the University of Bristol where he completed degrees in geography and political science. After taking up a position at the University of Edinburgh, he was appointed to a lectureship at Royal Holloway in 1994. He is the co-editor of the Routledge Geopolitics Book Series with Reece Jones.
He is the author of ‘Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction’, published by Oxford University Press
In 2005 Klaus Dodds was awarded the annual Philip Leverhulme Prize by the Leverhulme Trust for "an outstanding contribution to political geography and ‘critical geopolitics'"
He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Klaus Dodds is a geopolitician and focuses his work on, amongst others, the representation of space in visual media like internet, movies and pictures. He is also engaged in research about the geopolitics of the South Pole.
His books include Geographies, Genders and Geopolitics of James Bond (Palgrave 2016, with Lisa Funnell), Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (OUP 2007) and Pink Ice: Britain and the South Atlantic Empire (I B Tauris 2002).