Staff in the Department of Politics and International Relations

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Dr Bernadette Buckley

Lecturer in International Politics
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Bernadette is interested in the complex relationships between art, war and terrorism.

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Francisco Carballo

Lecturer in the politics and cultures of Latin America
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Francisco addresses Latin American politics from below, decolonial and postcolonial theory and rough politics.

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Professor Will Davies

Professor in Political Economy
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My research looks at how expert knowledge is deployed politically in neoliberal societies.

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Professor Jasna Dragovic-Soso

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Jasna has written on various aspects of Yugoslav history and politics and is currently working on the politics of memory and transitional justice in the post-Yugoslav region.

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Dr Sahil Dutta

Lecturer in International Political Economy
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Sahil's research focuses on financialisation, money, managerialism, and British political economy.

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Professor Michael Dutton

Professor of Politics
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Michael’s work circles his principal intellectual interest, social theory, and his principal geographic archive, China.

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Dr Simon Griffiths

Head of Department
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Simon teaches, writes about, and comments on, contemporary British politics, the history of political thought in the UK, and public policy.

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Dr Paul Gunn

Lecturer in Politics
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Paul’s work looks at political complexity, error, and ignorance, and the institutional mechanisms available in contemporary political economy that can address these problems.

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Dr Rachel Ibreck

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations
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Rachel’s research centres on the human rights, justice, conflict and civil society, principally in Africa.

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Dr Maria N Ivanova

Lecturer in Economics
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Maria Ivanova’s research interests include social theory and political economy, theories of money and finance, crisis theories, international and comparative political economy, and the political economy of the United States.

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Dr Jeremy Larkins

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Jeremy’s primary research area is in the cultural and intellectual history of international political theory.

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Professor Carl Levy

Professor of Politics
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Carl has published on modern Italian politics and history; and policymaking and regulation within the European Union.

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Dr David L Martin

Lecturer in Visual and International Politics
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David’s expertise is in the fields of postcolonial theory, cultural geography, medical humanities and the history of religion.

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Professor James Martin

Professor of Political Theory
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James Martin is a political theorist with interests in public speech, argument, and their effects on subjectivity

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Dr Andrea Mura

Senior Lecturer in Political Theory
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Andrea has research interests in continental philosophy, comparative political thought and postcolonial theory

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Professor Saul Newman

Professor of Political Theory
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Saul explores issues of sovereignty, legal theory, post-anarchism, and human rights and statelessness.

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Andreas Panayides

Lecturer in Political Theory
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Andreas is Lecturer in Political Theory with a research focus on contemporary analytical political philosophy and theories of social justice

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Professor Rajyashree Pandey

Professor of Japanese Studies
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Rajyashree examines the categories of woman, body and gender in context of medieval Japanese literature and Buddhism.

John Reardon

Resident Artist
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John Reardon is artist in residence in the Politics Department where he supports all practice-based work on the MA Art & Politics course.

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Professor Sanjay Seth

Professor of Politics
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Sanjay has published on modern Indian history, political and social theory, and postcolonial theory.

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Dr Nick Taylor

Research Fellow, Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
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Nick is a political economist with interests in the history of the welfare state and history of economic thought.

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Dr Martina Tazzioli

Lecturer in Politics and Technology
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Martina Tazzioli is a lecturer in Politics & Technology. Her research focuses on migration governmentality and its contestations, collective subjects, border security and the datafication of mobility.

Dr Derek Wall

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Derek’s research is focussed on radical political economy, green politics and social movement theory.