Oliver Dodd

 
Name
Oliver Dodd
School
School of Politics and International Relations | Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism | Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice
Tel
07510095663
Email
oliver.dodd@nottingham.ac.uk | olivercharlesdodd@gmail.com

Expertise summary

Oliver Dodd is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) sponsored PhD candidate in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham where he is a Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) and a member of the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST). Oliver was awarded the 2019 MA dissertation prize for the highest graded dissertation by the Centre for Conflict, Security and Terrorism (CST), which was presented to him by the former Director of the MI5, Lord Jonathan Evans. In that MA dissertation, Oliver analysed Colombia's armed conflict and 2016 peace agreement, while seeking to connect (counter)insurgency theory and practice with political-economic developments. In terms of media experience, Oliver has written about the politics of Latin America and has been interviewed about his research by various platforms, including television, research institutes, and podcasts. 

Can provide commentary on the following topics: Private military contractors and mercenaries US Foreign Policy in Latin America Politics of Latin America, especially Colombia and Venezuela Colombian presidential elections Colombian-Venezuelan relations FARC guerrillas ELN guerrillas Colombian drug cartels Colombian armed conflict Guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency.
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