Department of Government

Our research students

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Discover the research students in the Department of Government

Our research students investigate a broad range of exciting topics and are supervised by our academic staff.

To visit an individual research student's profile and find their contact details, please click on the links below:

Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Political Violence
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace-building ; Foreign Aid and International Relations; Latin American Studies and Multiculturalism; Transitions to democracy and transitional justice Research interests: Peacebuilding Reconciliation and Transitional Justice ; Latin American, Multiculturalism and Foreign Policy ; Foreign aid and International Relations
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption and anti-corruption; State-firm relations; Quantitative methods
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Discourse Theory, Ideology, Hegemony, Lacanian Theory, Populism, Post-Marxism, Post-structuralism
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Gender history; The role of women in early modern England and Europe; Manhood and manliness in early modern England and Europe; Society and religion during the Civil War and Interregnum; Religious identity in England under the Stuarts; Quakers, Baptists and Methodists in early modern England.
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Theories and methods of discourse analysis; The political discourse of faith-based movements and organisations; The discourse of free speech, fundamentalisms, and culture wars; Political theories of the body, senses and affect
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Intrastate Conflict; Civil-Military Relations
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Climate Change, National Security, Development Economy, Social Resilience, US and International politics, PR, Media and Broadcasting
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Current Research Interests
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; International Refugee Law; Military Justice; International Criminal Law
Assistant Lecturer., Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Post-Structuralist Political Theory
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government

Our research students

Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Political Violence
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace-building ; Foreign Aid and International Relations; Latin American Studies and Multiculturalism; Transitions to democracy and transitional justice Research interests: Peacebuilding Reconciliation and Transitional Justice ; Latin American, Multiculturalism and Foreign Policy ; Foreign aid and International Relations
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Public Space; Fear & Desire; Built Environment Research interests: Privatization of Space; Housing; Feminist Theory ; Advertisement (use of public space) ; Theme-parking as a mode of urban design ; Right to the City; Artificial Nature
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption and anti-corruption; State-firm relations; Quantitative methods
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Policing, Youth Work, Criminal Justice, Political Theory, Ethnography
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Theories and methods of discourse analysis; The political discourse of faith-based movements and organisations; The discourse of free speech, fundamentalisms, and culture wars; Political theories of the body, senses and affect
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Democratisation; Conflict; Nonviolent and Violent Mobilisation; Quantitative Methods
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: left-Populism, Nationalism, the French Revolution, Cosmopolitanism, post-Marxism
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Public opinion and electoral behavior in South Asia; Post-truth, discourse and rhetoric ; Democracy and democratization
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Geoeconomics; Geopolitics; Corruption; China; Latin America Research interests: Geoeconomic competition in developing countries
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Climate Change, National Security, Development Economy, Social Resilience, US and International politics, PR, Media and Broadcasting
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism, Political Violence, Terrorist Organisations, Counter-Terrorism Policing, Social Network Analysis
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism; Civil Conflict; Political Violence; Spatial Analysis
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Coup d'état; Chinese Politics; Chinese History Research interests: Coups in autocracies
Contact us
Department of Government University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872737