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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 - An epistemic theory of deliberative democracy.
  • Lucky Benson - The application of e-government in public service delivery in United Kingdom: Lessons for Nigeria.
  • 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 - The common in Hardt and Negri: Substantiating the concept through its urban, digital and political moments.
  • Simon Chin-Yee - The social impact of environmental gvernmental 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 US and UK.
  • 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?
  • Ruxandra Ivanescu - On self-ownership and self-enslavement.
  • Konstantinos Achilles Kanellopoulos - A tale of ‘two depressions’: Greece's inter-war ‘great depression’ vs. the modern 'Greek odyssey' – drawing lessons from history through the lens of political economy.
  • 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.
  • Lawrence McKay - Investigating the representation gap.
  • 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 - Politicians acting for gender equality: Do gender identities shape politicians’ propensity to promote gender equality?
  • 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.
  • Alex 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 - Understanding contemporary networked governance and regulatory capacity in Mexico: A study of oversight bodies in the process of regulation.
  • Christian Scholz - The EMU's new politics of labour. A political analysis of labour market reorganisation under the EU's new economic governance.
  • 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 radicalisation: A critical inquiry into gender, violence and extremism in the Relationship Between Islam and the West.
  • 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.