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Current PhD students

Find out what some of our current postgraduate researchers are working on.

  • Bolarinwa Adediran - Whither humanitarian intervention; resetting the discourse on the responsibility to protect.
  • Tunku Nashril Tunku Abaidah - Intergovernmental Relations and Local Governance: Between Decentralisation and Recentralisation.
  • Ilias Alami - Post-crisis Capital Account Policies in emerging capitalisms: regaining policy space? A comparison between Brazil and South Africa.
  • Jonathan Benson - Markets, Deliberation and Environmental Problems.
  • Lucky Benson - The Application of E-Government in Public Service Delivery in United Kingdom: Lessons for Nigeria.
  • Luke G G Bhatia - Social Movements in Authoritarian Regimes.
  • Robert Chambers - Beyond numbers: do immigrant-origin MPs speak for immigrant-origin minorities in the UK Parliament? A study of the UK Parliament 2010-5.
  • Kelvin Charles - Resisting Empire: Occupy and the (Bio)Politics of Hardt and Negri.
  • Simon Chin-Yee - The Social Impact of Environmental Governmental Policy on The Republic Of Kenya and The Horn Of Africa.
  • Billy Christmas - Self-ownership, original appropriation, and the commons.
  • Matthew Crow - A third wave account of UK social enterprise policy: the unintended repression of state capacity?
  • Leah Culhane - Feminist Institutionalism and the effects of 'layering' on gendered political change.
  • Patrick English - Anti-immigrant mobilisation and how it affects descriptive representation of citizens of immigrant origin in the UK.
  • Fadil Ersozer - The European Union and EU Membership of Cyprus: Asymmetric shift on dynamics of bi-communal peace negotiations and implications of Protocol 10.
  • Giacomo Floris - Luck Egalitarianism, Respect, and the Unconditional Safety-Net.
  • Claudio Fuentes - Whom do the incumbents represent in Chile?: A view of the transaction costs in politics..
  • William Harvey - The Evolution of British Finance Capital 1970-2014. UK Financial Nationalism as Crisis Management.
  • Kai Heron - Governing Through Dissent: Making Fracking Possible in the U.S and U.K.
  • Eleanor Hill - It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know: What are the implications of social networks in UK politics for electoral choice?
  • Quint Hoekstra - Helping Insurgents Win: A Three-pronged Approach to Measure the Effects of State Support to Foreign Insurgencies.
  • Ruxandra Ivanescu - On Self-Ownership and Self-Enslavement.
  • Emma Kilheeney - Ministers advise, Prime Ministers decide? Secretaries of State for Northern Ireland, and policy making during the conflict, in the Thatcher years (1979-1990).
  • Anouk Kootstra - Deservingness in diverse welfare states: an experimental study of public solidarity with minority and majority welfare claimants in Britain and the Netherlands.
  • Jodie Lamb - Luck, Responsibility and Justice.
  • Jon Las Heras - The Beauty and the "PIIG", The Institutional Complementarities between the German and the Spanish growth models.
  • Ismini Lefa - The welfare of immigrants in the gateway to Europe.
  • Gediminas Lesutis - The political effects of planetary urbanisation in rural Mozambique.
  • Niklas Loynes - Public opinion without polls: the case for twitter as a source for electoral forecasts.
  • Wen-Chin Lung - Non-Consequentialist Approach to Solve The Humanitarian Dilemma.
  • Rebecca McKee - Is there evidence of a link between the descriptive and substantive representation of ethnic minorities in the UK?
  • Anthony McMullin - Value Pluralism, Liberal Political Theory, and Sufficientarian Distributive Justice.
  • Blanca Merino Casallo Politician and Gender Identity, Fighting For Equal Rights? A Comparative Study of Gender Equality Policies in Spain and the UK.
  • Caroline Metz - Why is the European Union relaunching asset securitisation? The politics of financial disintermediation and debt-driven consumption.
  • Nadim Mirshak - Education as resistance? Political education, civil society and the prospects of democratization in Egypt.
  • Nicola Mulkeen - Commerce, Coin and Exploitation.
  • Ewan Munro - Europeanization and the British Narrative: Why is Britain so Euro-sceptical.
  • Esra Nartok - The Relationship between Religion and Politics Reconsidered: A Comparative Analysis of India and Turkey under Global Capitalism.
  • Mertcan Ozturk - The Rosetta Stone of the Justice and Development Party:  Social Movements in Turkey.
  • Robert Palmer - A Foucauldian genealogy of the depoliticisation of war through attempts to increase the support and visibility of the UK Armed Forces.
  • Andrei Pantu - The Extreme Right Discourse in Romania; 1990-2010. The Depiction of Ethnic Minorities.
  • Alexandra Pepper - Liberal Equality, Gender Equality, and the Dilemma of Abortion.
  • Muhammad Rakhmat - Examining the Implications of the Silk Road Initiatives and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on China-GCC Relations.
  • Joseph Roberts - Individual Rights, Bodies, Modifications and Enhancements.
  • Ana Sanchez Santana - Pending challenges for the Regulatory Governance in Mexico: institutional arrangements and application of the regulatory improvement process.
  • Christian Scholz - An Analytical Discourse Evaluation of the Debate on the European Crisis.
  • Jan Robert Schulz - Violence, visuality, memory: commemoration and post-conflict reconciliation in Northern Ireland.
  • Jolanta Shields - A Trojan Horse for the Marketisation of the National Health Services? The Emergence of Community Interest Companies in the Delivery and Governance of Health and Social Care.
  • Rahima Siddique - Masculinities and Radicalization: A Critical Inquiry into Gender, Violence and Extremism in the Relationship Between Islam and the West.
  • Ozan Siso - Neoliberal Hegemony and Emerging Grounds of Resistance in Contemporary Turkey: A Politico-Economic Study.
  • Andrew Slack - Whose Freedom? Rescue and Responsibility in the US Neo-Abolitionist Scene.
  • Michanne Steenbergen - Women ex-combatants and post-conflict insecurity: Examining the paradox between empowerment in conflict and post war (re-)marginalization in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • Henrique Tavares Furtado - The politics of remembering terror: a temporal analysis of the Brazilian National Commission of Truth.
  • Thomas Tyerman - Can Asylum Seekers Appeal to their Human Rights as a Form of Non-Violent Resistance?
  • Sara Van Goozen Is there still a place for the DDE in contemporary Just War Theory?
  • Evan Vellis - Understanding Political Media Systems: The Continued Importance of Content Distribution Strategy in the Internet Age.
  • Sabrina Villenave - Enforced disappearances in Brazil: a military regime phenomenon?
  • Anna Wienhues - Just Footprints: Distributing Ecological Space across Species, Place and Time.