W. Elliot Bulmer
W. Elliot Bulmer graduated with an MA(Hons) in Arabic and Politics from the University of Edinburgh in 2000, and then joined the Royal Navy as a Logistics Officer. He saw service at sea in ships and submarines and spent six months leading a special operations (PSYOPS) team in Iraq. On leaving the Navy in 2006 he embarked on postgraduate studies at the University of Glasgow, focusing on constitutional design, while teaching undergraduate courses in comparative politics, history of political thought and nationalism. In addition to his research, teaching and writing, he has since 2008 been involved in the Constitutional Commission, of which he is currently Research Director and Vice-President. He is married and lives in Dunblane, where he enjoys communing with nature, reading, real ale and learning the banjo.