Experts

   
   
 

Politics

  • Dr Maximilian Mayer

    Expert in the global governance of science, innovation, and technology; China's foreign and energy policy and International Relations theories. Current research is focused on digital infrastructures and emerging global digital orders in Eurasia. Dr Mayer leads the Research Priority Group on Global Technologies and Political Order at the Global Institute for Silk Road Studies.
    +86 574 8818 8285
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics Foreign Policy Energy Policy China Taiwan Hong Kong North Korea International Relations Theories Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Hongyi Lai

    China's domestic political economy (reform strategies, national-local relations, regional development), international political economy (energy diplomacy), governance (including protests, state-societal relations, institutional development, and transformation and vitality of the regime), and foreign policy (domestic linkage and soft power).
    0115 846 6017
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy International Relations Politics China's domestic political economy reform strategies national-local relations regional development energy diplomacy Governance Foreign Policy China Belt and Road Initiative
  • Professor May-Tan Mullins

    Belt and Road Initiative, political ecology of rising China, environmental and energy justice, poverty alleviation and building resilience for the poorest and most vulnerable.
    +86 5748 818 0208
    Belt and Road Initiative Energy Environment International Relations Migration Politics energy poverty alleviation post disaster rehabilitation urbanisation smart eco-city political ecology of a rising China
  • Dr Don Lee

    Comparative political institutions and regime types; Comparative political economy; public administration and policy in Asia
    07848 116 415
    Business and economy Gender Politics Political Economy comparative presidential studies Public Policy public management North Asia southeast asia
  • Dr Christian Mueller

    Interested in the entangled global histories of Europe and Asia (South, Southeast and East Asia) from the late early modern period to the contemporary era (1700 to the present) with a focus on transnational relations, imperialism, and transfer of knowledge, labour regimes, and concepts of normative orders and governance.
    +49 173 5131306
    Archaeology Cultures Education History International Relations Law Politics history Europe Asia transnational relations imperialism knowledge transfer labour regimes Governance
  • Professor Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling

    Public administration reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans. Can comment on EU enlargement-related issues. Currently leads a project on civil service reform and corruption in developing countries including quality of civil service management in Nepal and Bangladesh and anti-corruption in Nepal and Bangladesh. It does not include a particular focus on the EU.
    +44 (0)115 846 7513, +44 (0)7985 078 348
    Politics World politics Europe civil service reform EU International Relations Corruption Bangladesh Nepal anti-corruption
  • Dr Usman Khalid

    Economist working on the relationships that exist at the cross-section of Economics and Politics. Usman has worked on a variety of topics in the Asian context such as exploring the relationship between firm ownership and carbon emissions in China, and understanding the relationship between trade, outward FDI and economic growth.
    +6 (03) 8924 8255
    Business and economy Environment International Relations Politics Trade Economy Asia Trade politics Sri Lanka Malaysia Pakistan carbon emissions Economic Growth
  • Dr Afzal Ashraf

    Terrorism; counter-terrorism; global security and conflict; international relations and diplomacy; regional political and security expertise in the Middle East and South East Asia; information exploitation; intelligence processes and agencies; information as a commercial commodity; cyber security
    +44 (0)7848 965 356
    Politics War and security World Terrorism global security International Relations diplomacy Cyber Security Security Al Qaeda Extremism violent extremism
  • Ibtisam Ahmed

    The history of colonisation in South Asia through the lens of utopia, with a specific goal of highlighting marginalised and silenced anti-colonial voices. I do this specifically by exploring the impact on religion, culture, gender and sexuality, and language.
    Gender History Politics Utopianism Decolonisation Queer theory BME history Gender history politics Commonwealth colonialism Colonial
  • Dishil Shrimankar

    Indian elections, voting behaviour, and quantitative methods
    +44 (0)115 84 66228
    Politics World India elections voting politics
  • Jacqueline Hicks

    Indonesian politics, society, religion, economy; Indonesian elections, democracy; International politics of personal data economics, particularly Indonesia and India.
    +44 (0) 7923047791
    International Relations Politics World Indonesia Asia India politics
  • David O'Brien

    Chinese identity and policy; the Chinese political system; social science methodologies
    +86 574 8818 0000 (Extension: 9421)
    Brexit Politics World China China policy Chinese politics
  • Dr Jonathan Sullivan

    China and Taiwan: politics, elections, foreign relations, security, media, internet, pop culture, Chinese football
    +44 (0)115 95 14046
    Belt and Road Initiative China Communications Cultures International Relations Politics World China Taiwan politics Chinese football Chinese media Chinese Internet
  • Professor Steven Fielding

    British politics/political history. The Labour Party. The representation of politicians and politics in films, on TV and in popular culture.
    +44 (0)115 9514857/07595 369364
    Brexit Politics politics British Politics political history Labour Party film Television popular culture
  • Chris Stafford

    British politics, UK political parties, UK/EU elections, Brexit
    +44 (0)1476 577 523
    Brexit Politics Brexit politics British Politics elections
  • Professor Nicola Pitchford

    mobile technologies, child development, basic skills, literacy, numeracy, primary school education, childhood cancer, preterm birth, childhood stroke, childhood deprivation, poverty, tablet technology, assisted learning, education, Malawi, South Africa, Brazil, childhood brain tumours
    +44 (0) 115 9515287
    Arts and Culture Children Education Health and Medicine Politics Science Technology World mobile technologies Child development basic skills Literacy numeracy primary school education childhood cancer preterm birth childhood stroke childhood deprivation poverty tablet technology assisted learning education Malawi South Africa Brazil childhood brain tumours
  • Professor Katharine Adeney

    Politics of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (and South Asia generally), ethnic conflict, democratisation, federalism, constitutional design in divided societies, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Majoritarian Nationalism.
    +44 (0)115 951 4032
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics World politics India Pakistan South Asia Ethnic confllict
  • Dr Adam Swain

    Political and economic developments in Ukraine. The East European automotive industry. History of geography.
    0115 951 5730/0115 941 7775
    Politics World Ukraine hungary automotive industry Geography cars
  • Dr Katharine Jenkins

    The politics of gender, including gender identity and transgender rights. Feminist issues, including sexual violence and violence against women.
    +44 (0)115 95 67356, +44 (0)775 6377 660
    Arts and Culture Crime Equality Politics Gender gender identity transgender transgender rights feminism sexual violence
  • Martin Thorley

    British-Chinese relations; International engagement with China; The dark side of Chinese relations; Chinese state influencing strategies abroad; Conflicts of interest in corporate engagement with China; Elite engagement at international level; Financialisation and its effect on international relations/ politics; Elite theory; Effects of Brexit on UK relationship with China.
    +44 (0) 8427 84338
  • Dr Lonán Ó Briain

    The musical cultures of Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, media studies, ethnic minorities, cultural heritage.
    +44 (0)115 951 4641
    Arts and Culture Communications Education Environment History Music Politics musical cultures southeast asia Vietnam ethnomusicology cultural anthropology media studies Ethnic Minorities cultural heritage
  • Dr Andreas Fulda

    UK-China relations; EU-China relations; Cross-straits relations between mainland China and Taiwan; China's controversial Overseas NGO Law Philanthropy and civil society in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China); Social movements and political opposition in the Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China)
    +44 (0)744 752 8020
  • Dr Sascha Auerbach

    Imperialism Migration and Race Crime; Policing Law and Labour American Universities; Riots and Demonstrations; Origins of "popular journalism"; Nationalism and national identity. Immigration Race and racism; Sensational court cases; Popular nationalism; Xenophobia Crime and police responses to it Anti-Chinese sentiment.History of race, law, colonialism and labour in the 19th and early 20th c. British Empire. Focus in Asia is on Malaysia, and on the migration of Indian and Chinese labourers between different colonies. Currently examining the comparative history of Indian and Chinese indentured labour in SE Asia, Mauritius, and the Caribbean.
    +44 (0)77 177 082 93
    American Politics Crime Cultures History International Relations Migration Politics Rights Lab World race crime migration America China Malaysia Riots demonstrations crime Racism Labour
  • Dr Benjamin Barton

    Chinese foreign and security policy, with a particular focus on China's bilateral relations with the European Union and its security policy on the African continent.
    +60 3 8725 3591
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy Security Policy Africa Belt and Road Asia
  • Dr Faith Chan

    Specialist in international water management policies, particularly in sustainable flood management and planning practices, flood risk assessment practices in the East Asian coastal cities, deltas and their applications in both developed and developing countries.
    +86 5748 810 9471
    Belt and Road Initiative Environment Politics Science international water management policies Sustainability flood management flood risk assessment East Asia coastal cities Asia
  • Dr Michael Connors

    Thai politics and culture, democracy and authoritarianism, international relations of the Asia-Pacific
    +60 3 8725 3573
    International Relations Politics Corruption authoritarianism Political Theory Asia
  • Dr Pauline Eadie

    The Philippines, including politics, corruption, elections and 'People Power'; poverty ie. urban housing, population growth land reform; security including the Mindanao situation and terrorism, counter-terrorism and the Abu Sayyaf group; religion; the United States/Philippines relationship; migrant workers ie. overseas foreign workers. Disaster relief and rehabilitation.
    +44 (0) 7759544100
    Environment International Relations Migration Politics politics Philippines Corruption election population terroism overseas disaster relief
  • Dr Nagatomi Hirayama

    Political and intellectual history of modern China, Sino-Japanese Relations, history of socialism and socialist movement. Primary research focuses on the Chinese Youth Party during the Republican era, examining its transnational origin and local development as well as its visions for state construction.
    +86 574 8818 8326
  • Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo

    Southeast Asian cinema, food and identity in Malaysia, culture and politics and civil society in Malaysia, Korean migration in Malaysia.
    +60 38725 3572
    Cultures Gender Migration Politics Southeast Asian cinema food and identity Malaysia Culture politics civil society Korean migration in Malaysia
  • Dr Chun-Yi Lee

    Cross-Strait (China and Taiwan) relations, Taiwanese investment in China and Southeast Asia, the geo-political impact of China's Belt and Road Initiative on Southeast Asian countries, Taiwan's New South bound policy and its social economic impact on the Southeast Asian countries, the role of Chinese labour in the global value chain.
    0115 846 8150
    Belt and Road Initiative International Relations Politics cross-Strait relations China Taiwan investment southeast asia Geopolitics Belt and Road Initiative New Southbound Policy chinese labour
  • Dr Nancy Liu

    Media translation studies: exploring news translation by integrating news translation with framing studies. Also interested in sociocultural meanings of translation, translation of texts with cultural-specific items and didactic research into translation and interpretation.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8568
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Politics media translation studies framing sociocultural translation interpretation
  • Dr Paul McGarr

    British and American diplomacy; Transatlantic relations; the Cold War; UK-India relations; US-India relations; public diplomacy; British decolonization; colonial iconography; foreign policy in India and Pakistan; cultural diplomacy; the British Council; the Central Intelligence Agency; Britain's intelligence and security services; India's intelligence agencies; the right to privacy and state-sponsored mass surveillance; government secrecy and Freedom of Information; political asylum; British soft power; historical memory and memorialisation.
    +44 (0) 115 823 2265 , +44 (0) 7941 322 845
    American Politics Arts and Culture Cultures History International Relations Politics World British American transatlantic Relations Cold War India diplomacy Foreign Policy Pakistan Culture history
  • Dr Gregory Moore

    Specialist in Chinese foreign policy and East Asian international relations and security. Also specialises in US foreign policy towards East Asia.
    +86 189 066 10487
    International Relations Politics China Foreign Policy East Asia International Relations Security US foreign policy
  • Professor Stephen Morgan

    Business and economic history of China since the 18th century. Current research includes a book on China's economy and its future, social networks and enterprises, innovation and economic growth, and China healthcare (nutrition, obesity and health inequalities).
    +86 (0)574 8818 8988
  • Dr Andrew Mumford

    Counter-insurgency warfare, especially British experience throughout colonial wars of the 20th-century, via Northern Ireland and culminating in contemporary involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. British and US political and military communities' perceptions and reactions to insurgent and terrorist groups.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8160
    History Politics Rights Lab War and security warfare Terrorism politics International Relations War Iraq Northern Ireland Afghanistan conflicts modern slavery trafficking
  • Dr David O'Brien

    Ethnographer working on the construction of ethnic identity in Xinjiang. Research interests also include ethnic identity and policy, the Chinese political system and Chinese social science research methodologies. Cross-disciplinary research, based on many years of qualitative fieldwork, seeks to explore how ethnic identity continues to evolve in China and the interplay between state and individual interpretations of identity.
    +86 574 8818 6421
    Belt and Road Initiative Cultures Migration Politics Xinjiang Uyghur China politics Identity ethnic identity policy Chinese political system Chinese social science Kazakhstan Belt and Road Initiative
  • Dr Christopher Primiano

    International relations, Chinese politics and foreign policy, and comparative politics.
    +86 152 5743 4355
  • Dr Linda Quayle

    Regional and extra-regional international relations of Southeast Asia, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Indonesia's global and regional role, and US alliances in Southeast Asia.
    +60 1635 57357
    International Relations Politics International Relations southeast asia ASEAN Indonesia US alliances
  • Dr Russel Skelchy

    Research interests include popular music of maritime Southeast Asia, multiracial studies, popular music (sub)cultures, sound studies, imperialism, decolonisation, and gender studies. Also performes the Indonesian keroncong, Javanese gamelan and Filipino rondalla music.
    0115 951 5845
    Cultures Gender History Migration Music Politics popular music Maritime southeast asia multiracial studies (sub)cultures sound studies imperialism Decolonisation gender studies
  • Dr Joshua Snider

    State and non-states responses to violent religiosity inspired by Islamist ideology in South and Southeast Asia and the security implications therein. Particular interest in the governance of CVE (counter-violent extremism) initiatives - specifically the area of "resilience" and how state and non-state actors respond to the problem of Islamist-inspired religio-political extremism.
    +60 38924 8700
    International Relations Politics Extremism in Souththeast Asia counter-radicalisation policy religious violence inter-communal violence religious nationalism Indonesian politics Malaysain politics
  • Dr Carole Spary

    Democratic politics and development in South Asia, especially India. Themes include gender inequality, political representation, political institutions such as Parliament and political parties, gender and development policy, legislation and practice, women's rights and empowerment, feminism, gender and multi-level governance and federalism, women's movements, elections, women in politics, state policy initiatives for gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
    0115 848 6812
    Business and economy Gender History International Relations Politics Sociology India gender inequality political representation political institutions development policy legislation and practice women's rights and empowerment feminism federalism women's movements elections women in politics gender mainstreaming
  • Professor Andrew White

    China's creative industries with a specific focus on the protection and exploitation for online content, and their business models.
    +86 574 8818 9285
    Art Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics Sociology China creative industries online content business models
  • Dr Xiaodan Yu

    Economics of innovation, entrepreneurship, firm growth and industrial dynamics.
    +86 574 8818 8705
    Business and economy Politics economics innovation Entrepreneurship Firm Growth industrial dynamics China
  • Dr Shixin Zhang

    Journalism studies with a focus on China and comparative analysis, which includes newsroom convergence, media globalisation, media management and media and conflict.
    +86 (0) 574 8818 8993
    Belt and Road Initiative Communications Cultures Politics journalism China comparative analysis newsroom convergence Media globalisation Conflict
  • Professor Peter Ling

    African American history. American history. Non-violence and social justice. Martin Luther King Jnr and political education in the civil rights movement. John F Kennedy. Kennedy assassination. Historic commemorations. Gun control in the US.
    +44 (0)115 951 4268
    American Politics Arts and Culture Crime History International Relations Politics World African American history social justice civil rights Martin Luther King Jnr political education John F Kennedy assassination commemorations gun control us
  • Professor Paul Heywood

    Political corruption. Southern Europe, especially Spain. Regional devolution. Democratic transitions. Terrorism ETA Basque, Corruption, anti-corruption, integrity, integrity management, China, Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Asia
    +44 (0) 115 951 4869 , +44 (0) 114 266 1190
    Brexit Politics political politics Corruption Europe spain regional devolution Terrorism Basque Political corruption Southern Europe anti-corruption integrity integrity management China australia Cambodia Hong Kong Kyrgyzstan Asia regional devolution democratic transitions terrorism ETA Basque
  • Dr Lucy Jones

    Language, gender and sexuality; feminism and language; queer linguistics; gay and lesbian language; gender politics and language; youth LGBT identities
    +44 (0)7814524929
    Arts and Culture Equality Politics Gender Language and Applied Linguistics sexuality feminism queer linguistics gay and lesbian LGBT
  • Professor Aoife Nolan

    Children's rights, austerity, poverty and human rights. She has also done work on human rights and housing, education and social security. Her research focuses on the UK, Ireland, South Africa, India, the US and Latin America.
    +44 (0)115 951 5737
    Children Law Politics World children Austerity poverty human rights law Housing education social security Law welfare uk ireland South Africa India us Latin America IAPS
  • Professor Cecile Yvonne Wright

    Education, health inequality, lifestyle, children/youth, family, welfare, women's interests, race relations, social class divide, community cohesion, politics and representation, crime and policing, American civil rights.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8710
    Arts and Culture Politics education inequality lifestyle family youth race social class crime politics civil rights American
  • Ms Deborah Kitson

    Safeguarding procedures or vulnerable adults. Developing safer services.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5400
    Arts and Culture Politics sociology safeguarding Ann Craft Trust vulernable Vulnerable adults vulnerable people services
  • Dr Stephen Cope

    Public policy, particularly regulation of public services in the UK, local government/local governance, police reform, decision-making in government and rational choice theory.
    +44 (0) 115 846 8132 , +44 (0) 7946 366 717
    Politics World Public policy services uk Local Government police reform
  • Dr Tony Fitzpatrick

    Theories and ideologies of the welfare state. Welfare reform. New labour. Basic/Citizens Income. Environmentalism. Local exchange and trading systems. Information and communication technologies and social policy. New genetics and social policy.
    +44 (0) 115 951 5230
    Politics World Theories ideologies Welfare State reform New Labour Citizens environmentalism trading exchange communication social policy
  • Dr Melanie Jordan

    Criminology; Social Theory; Prisons & Punishment; Sex Crime; Criminal Justice System; Theoretical Criminology; Zoophilia & Bestiality Penal Reform
    +44 (0)115 951 5410
    Crime Health and Medicine Law Politics Rights Lab crime Criminology prisons sex crimes criminal justice system penal reform modern slavery trafficking
  • Professor Todd Landman

    Human rights in the world; global democracy; statistics and quantitative analysis; comparative analysis; US politics; Latin American politics.US political developments in domestic and foreign policy, elections, are relations, police violence; World politics with respect to trends and issues associated with democracy and human rights.
    +44 (0)7584615104, +44 (0)115 74 86270
    American Politics Business and economy Crime Law Politics Rights Lab World USA politics american politics democracy police violance human rights US political developments
  • Professor Wyn Rees

    European security. Transatlantic security relations.
    +44 (0) 115 846 7510
    Politics politics International Relations Relations Security European transatlantic
  • Séagh Kehoe

    Contemporary Tibet feminism; LGBTQ, gender and sexuality in contemporary China
    +44 (0)77 6587 4815
    China Politics World feminism Tobet LGBTQ Gender sexuality China
  • Professor Sue Pryce

    Drug policy.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4794
    Politics drugs policy politics International Relations
  • Professor Neville Wylie

    International humanitarian intervention. Military affairs. Cold war and World War II. International Committee of the Red Cross. Switzerland - gold, refugees, neutrality. Special operations.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4795
    Politics politics Humanitarian Intervention military Cold War World War II Red Cross Switzerland refugees
  • Professor Kevin Bales

    Professor Bales has extensive expertise in modern slavery, with 25 years experience in the field at all levels from hands-on to UN policy development.He can comment on anything related to modern or historical slavery or human trafficking or slavery in supply chains or slavery and climate change or conflict or forced marriage.
    +44 (0)115 846 6230
    Crime Politics Rights Lab World slavery modern slavery policy politics Rights Lab human rights
  • Professor Mathew Humphrey

    Environmental politics, especially the ethics of and acceptability of forms of direct action protests such as the climate camp, sit ins, 'ecological sabotage', anti-roads protests etc. Ethics and political conflict — in democratic societies, how should citizens behave? Should we seek to make reasoned argument and pursue interests and beliefs through the ballot box or are more radical means, such as occupations, sit-ins, boycotting, attacks on property and even violence against the person, acceptable? Public attitudes to shale gas in the UK.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4864 , +44 (0) 7796 400 058
    Politics Environment politics ethics society climate change violence shale gas
  • Professor Chris Pierson

    Property; contemporary welfare states; social policy.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4865 , +44 (0) 115 983 0118
    Politics property welfare States social policy Contemporary
  • Professor Andreas Bieler

    Globalisation. European integration. Trade unions. European industrial relations.
    +44 (0)115 9514492
    Brexit Business and economy Politics World globalisation Europe European Integration trade unions industrial relations
  • Fernando Casal Bertoa

    Politics, elections, parties, funding, regulation, corruption, Europe, Spain, Poland
    +44 (0)115 951 4856, +44 (0)758073 4055
    Brexit Law Politics World politics elections funding Corruption Europe spain poland regulation
  • Dr Rory Cormac

    Intelligence: activities of intelligence agencies in Britain and the US from espionage to torture; relationship between intelligence and policymakers ie, how intelligence is used and abused; intelligence and warning of attacks e.g terrorism; oversight of intelligence. Covert action: secret foreign policy; special operations; propaganda/political warfare/bribery etc.
    +44 (0) 115 748 4576
    Politics War and security World politics intelligence Britain us Relations propaganda Secret Covert
  • Dr Simon Toubeau

    British and European politics; in particular, matters relating to: the demands of nationalist parties like the SNP; the launching of independence referendums or campaigns witnessed in Scotland and Catalonia; and the processes of constitutional reform that devolve powers to regional governments. Related to this, he can comment on: the sources of Euro-scepticism in the UK and across European countries; the content of UK-EU negotiations following the 'Brexit' vote; the influence of 'Brexit' on devolved governments; and the attempts of devolved governments to secure their demands during Brexit negotiations; the influence of 'Brexit' on EU integration. Also able to comment on the outcome of regional elections and the content of regional public policy in the UK and other European countries.
    +44 (0)7435 158 429
    Politics Brexit EU referendum Scottish referendum European politics nationalist parties UK-EU negotiations
  • Dr Matthew Rendall

    Climate ethics. The ethics of risk-imposition. Distributive justice. The precautionary principle. Utilitarianism.
    +44 (0) 115 846 6231
    Politics politics ethics climate justice Utilitarianism
  • Dr Lucy Sargisson

    Green politics. Direct action protests. Women's issues. Utopias and political utopianism. Intentional communities.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4870
    Politics politics Green women Gender feminism international
  • Dr Louise Kettle

    Britain's relationship with the Middle East - the process of learning lessons from past experiences of intervention in the region.
    07714 216459
    Politics Rights Lab War and security World middle east history politics Security Conflict War
  • Dr David Stevens

    Civic education in multicultural societies (including National Curriculum). Citizenship. Information technology in society and questions of public policy for redressing economic imbalances caused by this impact.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4529
    Politics education Multicultural society citizenship
  • Dr Caitlin Milazzo

    British politics, especially elections, campaigns, and political parties.
    +44 (0) 115 951 4848 , + 44 (0) 7900 808 489
    Politics politics British elections campaigns Parties
  • Dr Edward Burke

    Edward Burke is an Assistant Professor in International Relations specialising in insurgency, terrorism and British/EU foreign and defence policy. He is currently researching the effect of the UK's exit from the EU on the British-Irish security relationship.
    +44 (0)77 9990 5327
    Brexit Politics World Brexit Terrorism politics insurgency Northern Ireland
  • Dr Anja Neundorf

    Young people and politics, public opinion, German politics, elections, turnout, democratisation, civic culture, partisanship.
    +44 (0) 7946947367
    Children Politics Rights Lab World politics young people German politics elections
  • Dr Catherine Gegout

    European Union politics; Foreign policy; Military intervention; EU-Africa relations; EU-developing world relations; Colonialism; International Criminal Court.
    +44 (0)115 9514 999
    Brexit Crime Politics War and security World politics Foreign Policy EU relations Brexit
  • Professor Jeff Kenner

    European Union law, employment law and human rights law.
    +44 (0)115 95 15956
    Brexit Law Politics World EU European Union Brexit Law human rights
  • Dr Ivaylo Gatev

    Eurasian Economic Union; Shanghai Cooperation Organisation; European Neighbourhood Policy InterregionalismNew Silk Road Sino-Russian Relations; Chinese Investment in Eastern Europe; Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit meetings
    +86 (0)574 8818 0926
    Politics World EU European Integration EU policies politics Russia Ukraine China Belerus
  • Dr Grant Dawson

    Conflict and civil wars, peace keeping and peace processes; international military intervention.Can comment on situations in Libya, Syria, China and the changing world orderThe uses of force with or without UN Security Council approval and 'new wars'
    +86 (0)574 8818 0559
    China History Politics War and security World civil war peacekeeping peace international military intervention War Un syria Libya China
  • Professor Oliver Morrissey

    International trade policy: developing countries trade; trade agreements; WTO; EU-Africa trade International development: aid policy, effect of aid on developing countries; agriculture and trade in developing countries.
    +44 (0)115 951 54 75
    Brexit Business and economy Politics World Brexit International Trade Developing Countries Trade
  • Professor Zoe Trodd

    Contemporary slavery and human trafficking; historical and contemporary antislavery movements; antislavery campaigns; the voices of slavery survivors. Professor Trodd is Director of the Rights Lab, a University Beacon of Excellence.
    Arts and Culture History Politics Rights Lab Protest social justice Contemporary Slavery human trafficking American and British slavery civil rights Racism segregation and lynching gay rights photography America Literature American Civil War memory memorialisation
  • Dr Paul Smith

    French politics: parliament and parties mostly, but also executive and leadership performance. Responses to Brexit negotiations and whether or not a Frexit is likely. French political leadership post-Brexit, both domestically and within the EU and how France will try to guide negotiations.
    +44 (0)115 951 5875, +44 (0)7792219931
    Politics World politics France French French politics Brexit Europe Paul Smith
  • Dr Gareth Stockey

    Contemporary Spain; the history of the Spanish Civil war, Franco dictatorship; the history of Gibraltar and its relationship with Spain; archaeology; memory and tourism of the Spanish Civil War
    +44 (0)115 84 67487
    Arts and Culture Brexit History Politics War and security World gibraltar Spanish Civil War Franco dictatorship archeology Tourism
  • Dr David Norris

    Cultural, historical, linguistic and political issues relating to former Yugoslavia and its successor states (especially Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro).
    +44 (0)115 951 5828
    Arts and Culture Brexit History Politics World Former Yugoslavia Serbia Croatia Bosnia Montenegro history poltics
  • Dr Christopher Phelps

    American political history and elections. Labour relations and strikes, American and global. American intellectual and cultural history, including pragmatism and other currents of philosophy. Socialism, communism, Marxism, anarchism and radicalism and related movements worldwide. Twentieth-century American history, including the Great Depression and the 1960s. Race, racism and African-American history and thought, including the civil rights movement.
    +44 (0)115 9514211/+44 (0)1636 816045
    American Politics History Politics World America politics elections Labour relations strike action USA Culture philosophy Socialism Communism Marxism Anarchism Radicalism history Racism african-american civil rights race
  • Dr Alison Gardner

    An experienced public sector professional and early-career researcher with expertise in local governance and public policy. I currently lead 'slavery free communities' a ground-breaking programme of research focussed on local and place-based responses to modern slavery. I am part of the University of Nottingham's 'Rights Lab', a global Research Beacon which aims to end contemporary slavery in our lifetime.
    +44 (0)7910 983 818
    Crime Politics Rights Lab modern slavery Local Government Public Policy

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