Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Postgraduate research students

Student Research title Project summary
Stuart Bennett Reactionary Events and Neoliberal Ideology: Using Zizek and Badiou to explore the 1973 Chilean coup as the genesis of a new Ideological order Supervised by: Dr Juan Ferrero / Dr David Moon

Expected completion date: 17 April 2019
Derek Bolton Identity Maintenance and Foreign Policy Decision-Making: The Quest for Ontological Security in the DPRK Supervised by: Dr Scott Thomas / Dr Ainius Lasas

Expected completion date: September 2018
Christopher Bowkett Civil society and the anti-pizzo movement: the case of Ercolano, Naples Supervised by: Dr Felia Allum / Dr Adalgisa Giorgio

Expected completion date: 29 September 2017
Mattia Cacciatori When Kings are Criminals. Prosecuting Heads of State in International Society: An English School Perspective Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Dr Wali Aslam

Expected completion date: 7 April 2017
Luke Cahill How many divisions has he got? The influence of the Holy See on US foreign policy, 1990 - 2003 Supervised by: Dr Scott Thomas / Dr Wali Aslam

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Andrea Delgado The Bridges Between Human Rights and Security and Their Influence on Human Rights Security Regimes Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Professor Timo Kivimaki

Expected completion date: 28 September 2018
Tomos Evans Defence as a devolved policy concern in the United Kingdom Supervised by: Dr David Moon / Dr Sophie Whiting

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Eziza Eziza Bringing New Theoretical Eyes to Old Empirical Problems: Explaining Young People's Political Participation and Conceptual Understandings of Politics With Three Theses of Critical Standpoint Theory Supervised by: Dr Aurelien Mondon / Dr Susan Milner

Expected completion date: 30 September 2017
Sarah Griffiths What are the societal and political implications of virtual memorialisation of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum? Supervised by: Dr David Clarke / Dr John Troyer

Expected completion date: 27 September 2021
Tom Hobson Legal and Extra-Legal Violence: The problems of limit and exceptionalism in weapons control regimes Supervised by: Dr Brett Edwards / Professor David Galbreath

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Tristan Hotham Examining the Impact and Effectiveness of Facebook on Party Campaigns Supervised by: Dr Nick Startin

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Laura Islas Liminana A study of transnational drug trafficking organizations: the case of Mexican cartels Supervised by: Dr Felia Allum / Dr Juan ferrero Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Patchara Jaturakomol ASEAN Community Environmental Policy: A Comparison Study of the EU Environmental Policy to serve as references for formulating and implementing Environmental Policy for the ASEAN Region Supervised by: Dr Bryan Wong / Professor Charlie Lees

Expected completion date: 1 March 2020
Michael Jones The End of Adversarialism: Cartel Parties, Political Realignment and The Progressive Consensus Supervised by: Dr David Moon / Dr Nick Startin

Expected completion date: November 2016
Daniel Lee   Supervised by: Dr Bryan Wong / Dr Juan Pablo Ferrero

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Sung Won Lee An analysis of the association between a coup d'├ętat and the scale of the generated number of refugees: Focusing on the implications for the North Korean case Supervised by: Professor Timo Kivimaki / Dr Wali Aslam

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Chi Hang Li Population and Security: Securitization and De-securitization of population dynamics in the People's Republic of China Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Dr Scott Thomas

Expected completion date: 29 September 2017
Dimitrios Machairas The Clash of Cyber Weapons: Towards a New Deterrence? Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Dr Brett Edwards / Dr Julian Padget

Expected completion date: 27 September 2019
Zainab Mai-Bornu The Impact of Militancy in Oil Producing Areas and its Economic and Environmental Challenges to Nigerian National and Global Security Supervised by: Dr Scott Thomas / Professor Anna Bull

Expected completion date: 3 June 2017
Magdalena Nasieniak Between Institutional Feedback and Role Making: Role Institutionalisation of the Post-Lisbon EU Council Rotating Presidency. The Case Studies of the Spanish, Belgian, Hungarian and Polish Presidencies Supervised by: Dr Leslie Wehner / Professor Bill Durodie

Expected completion date: 4 October 2017
George Newth Fathers of the Lega Nord? Supervised by: Professor Anna Bull / Dr Aurelien Mondon

Expected completion date: 2 October 2020
Maria Papageorgiou To be confirmed Supervised by: Dr Paul Goode / Dr Scott Thomas

Expected completion date: 2 October 2022
Harsa Permata To be confirmed Supervised by: Dr Bryan Wong

Expected completion date: 22 January 2021
Karolina Placzynta To be confirmed Supervised by: Dr Aurelien Mondon

Expected completion date: 2 October 2022
Galadriel Ravelli States and devolved violence: a case study of right-wing transnational terrorism during the Cold War Supervised by: Professor Anna Bull / Dr Juan Ferrero

Expected completion date: 29 October 2017
Milena Romano The European Union's role as a crisis manager and the impact of member states: Britain, France and Italy Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Dr Isabelle Engeli

Expected completion date: 2 April 2017
Eleanor Rowley Addressing the visitor experience at museums relating to war and other forms of conflict Supervised by: Dr Nina Parish / Dr David Clarke

Expected completion date: 12 June 2020
Sascha Sauerteig The Effectiveness of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime - An Institutionalist Analysis Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath

Expected completion date: 30 September 2018
Simone Schroder Turning nature into essays: The Epistemological and Poetic Function of the Nature Essay Supervised by: Professor Axel Goodbody / Dr Nina Parish

Expected completion date: 30 March 2018
Claudia Sechi The Representation of the Balkans in Italian Literary Texts since Fascism Supervised by: Dr Adalgisa Giorgio / Dr Karoline Von Oppen

Expected completion date: 2 October 2017
Aynur Seidyusif Complexities in understanding proximate causes of conflicts: the case of the post-Soviet space Supervised by: Professor David Galbreath / Dr Ainius Lasas

Expected completion date:30 October 2017
Natalia Shaftelskaya Politicization of the Russian language since the collapse of the Soviet Union Supervised by: Professor Paul Goode / Professor David Gillespie

Expected completion date: 12 November 2018
Syed Shah Analysing Security dilemma negative impact on domestic situation and security of Pakistan Supervised by: Professor Timo Kivimaki / Professor David Galbreath

Expected completion date: 6 January 2019
Max Roger Taylor Pacifying normative tensions between the EU and China: Assessing the practical implementation of the EU’s normative power in EU-China relations and the impact of (new) public diplomacy on traditional mechanisms of norm diffusion Supervised by: Dr Maria Garcia / Professor Charles Lees
Expected completion date: 28 September 2019
 
Yu-Han Teng Toward a reconciled and integrated EU Emissions Trading Scheme? A case study of United Kingdom, Germany and Poland Supervised by: Dr Susan Milner / Dr Maria Garcia

Expected completion date: 30 April 2017
Rebecca Yeo Who is worthy of ‘our’ support? An exploration of the causes, impact and possible alternatives to the relative entitlements associated with disability and forced migration in the UK Supervised by: Dr Aurelien Mondon

Expected completion date: 27 March 2020
David Young From Betrayal to Enablement: Secularism and the Jamaat Ahmadiyya Supervised by: Dr Wali Aslam / Dr Scott Thomas

Expected completion date: 22 November 2021
Ricky Yue Dancing with the wolves: a study of post-colonial statecraft in the Pa-O Self Administrated Zone in the Southern Shan State of Myanmar 1988-2012 Supervised by: Dr Bryan Wong / Dr Scott Thomas

Expected completion date: 28 February 2018

Information correct as of 11 January 2017.