Buzan, Barry (April 28, 1946 - )
Barry Buzan is associated with the Copenhagen School of Security Studies, which emphasizes the social aspects of security. He has written many books on the subject including People, States & Fear: The National Security Problem in International Relations (1983;1991) and Security: A New Framework for Analysis (1997) with Ole Waever and Jaap De Wilde. Buzan is also known for the development of the Regional Security Complex theory alongside Ole Waever – a concept that highlights the regional or geographic nature of security concerns. Buzan was also the director of the Copenhagen Peace Research Institute between 1988-2002.