Directing staff

Professor Timothy Edmunds Director



Dr Adrian Flint

Senior Lecturer in Development Politics

Dr Alix Dietzel

Lecturer in Politics

Professor Ana Juncos Garcia

Professor Lecturer in European Politics

Dr Ann George

Associate Teacher

Dr Andrew Wyatt

Senior Lecturer in Politics

Dr Chris Rossdale


Dr Columba Peoples

Senior Lecturer in International Relations

Dr Denny Pencheva

Assistant Teacher

Dr Egle Cesnulyte

Lecturer in Politics/International Development

Dr Elspeth Van Veeren

Senior Lecturer in Political Science

Dr Emily Crick

Policy Bristol Associate/ Associate Teacher

Dr Filippo Dionigi

Lecturer Politics/IR

Dr Gilberto Algar-Faria

Senior Research Associate

Dr Henrietta Wilson

Assistant Teacher

Dr John Downer

Senior Lecturer in Risk and Resilience

Dr Karen Tucker

Senior Lecturer in Politics

Dr Maria Paula Escobar-Tello

Lecturer in Farm Animal Science

Dr Oliver Kearns

Senior Research Associate

Dr Peace Medie

Senior Lecturer

Dr Rob Yates


Dr Roddy Brett

Senior Lecturer

Dr Rupert Alcock

Associate Teacher

Dr Ryerson Christie

Lecturer in East Asian Studies

Dr Scott Edwards

Research Associate , SafeSeas

Dr Sean Fox

Senior Lecturer in Global Development

Dr Simon Frankel Pratt

Lecturer in Politics and IR

Dr Torsten Michel

Senior Lecturer in International Relations

Professor Eric Herring

Professor of World Politics

Professor Jonathan Joseph

Professor in Politics and IR

Professor Jutta Weldes

PGR Education Director

Professor Therese O'Toole

Professor of Sociology

Affiliated Members

Professor Mark Duffield Emertius Professor of International Security
Professor Benoit Pelopidas Lecturer in International Relations
Dr Elisa Wynne-Hughes (Cardiff University) Lecturer in Politics
Dr Filip Ejdus Assistant Professor, University of Belgrade

Current and Recent Research Students

NamePhD Topic
Pankhuri Agarwal

Journey of bonded laborers from slavery to freedom at the crossroads of labor, law and State in Northern India

Alexis Bedolla Velazquez The securitization of public health in the United States: American foreign policy and its implications for global disease surveillance
Molly Bond Bridging Science and Technology Policy and Global Development Studies
Kate Byron

A gendered analytic approach to explore the (re)configuration of the human subject in machine learning practices

Karen Desborough Street sexual harassment of women and grassroots movements against it
Tilman Hartley Land rights
Laura Hankin Locality and the (re)construction of identities at the interface of government-led and community social reintegration processes of former FARC combatants in Colombia
Nat Jester British media representations of the war in Libya
Clare Stevens (Antivirus) Resistance is Futile: Conceptualising the cybersecurity landscape
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