Anthony Teitler was awarded his PhD from the Institute of the Americas, University College London (UCL). His doctoral research examined US policy towards Afghanistan from the Soviet intervention to the end of 2014 and used a constructivist theoretical framework to achieve its objectives. Anthony has travelled widely in a professional capacity – including the Middle East and Afghanistan – where he has worked on research projects that involved extensive field research and analysis. He is currently adjunct head of the IR and PPE programs at the Karlshochschule International University and a visiting lecturer at the University of Buckingham. In his research, Anthony focuses on international relations theory, philosophy of social science, intercultural studies and foreign policy.