Department of Government

Our research students

Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

Marco Binetti
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ioannis Choulis
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Claudio Coloma Rojas
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ask me about: International Relations Theory, Non-Western International Relations, Non-Western Thought, Post-structuralist Discourse Theory; Non-Western scholars who invite to think the world from a non-Western/European perspective, such as Eduardo Deves-Valdes, Amitav Acharya and Wang Hui
Nicolae-Eduard Craciunescu
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Lorenzo Crippa
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ask me about: International Political Economy; International Relations; Transnational corruption; Anti-corruption Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption; State-firm relations
Ryan Flitcroft
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Government), Department of Government
Research interests: Discourse Theory, Ideology, Hegemony, Lacanian Theory, Populism, Post-Marxism, Post-structuralism
Robert Foulkes
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Gov), Department of Government
Research interests: Society and culture in early modern England and Europe.; Gender and masculinity in early modern England and Europe.; Manhood and manliness in early modern England.; Society and religion during the Civil War and Interregnum.; Religious identity in England under the Stuarts.; Quakers, Baptists and Methodists in early modern England.
Timothy Head
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Policing, Youth Work, Criminal Justice, Political Theory, Ethnography
Scott Huntly
Graduate Teaching Assistant, 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
Malte Jauch
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Lydia Karga Karga
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ask me about: civil wars; women's representation; post-conflict settings Research interests: Civil wars; Post-conflict countries; Gender
Anam Kuraishi
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Public opinion and electoral behavior in South Asia; Post-truth, discourse and rhetoric ; Democracy and democratization
Yonathan Listik
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Craig Love
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Somaia M. Elsayed
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Democratization; Political Behavior; Applied Game Theory
Agnes Magyar
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Marius Mehrl
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Intrastate Conflict; Civil-Military Relations
Karin Ohno
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Natasha Osben
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Adnan Pavel
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Tong Pei
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ask me about: China study; Experience of smoking; E-cigarettes use; Global tobacco control policy; Qualitative research methods
Dietrich Pena-Zuluaga
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Adam Peresman
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Maite Rodriguez
Graduate Teaching Assistant., Department of Government
Sebastian Ronderos Abuchaibe
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Konstantinos Roussos
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: the Commons; Social Movements; Grassroots Collective Action; Post-Marxist Discourse Theory; Emancipatory Political Theory; Radical Democracy; Contentious Politics; South European and Latin American Politics.
Laura Saavedra-Lux
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ayse Sargin
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Junpeng Shi
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Claire Simmons
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; Military Justice; International Criminal Law; International Refugee Law
Christine Stedtnitz
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Ask me about: Office Hours: Wednesday 2-3pm, room 5B.153 (not 5.013!) -- walk past the common room and toward the PhD lab, then straight on, past 2 econ offices with Italian names on them. Turn right at the end of the corridor. When it starts feeling like a camping trailer you have found the PhD offices. ; Eastern ARC -- I am the Eastern Academic Research Councils PhD student in the government department, trying to promote research cooperation at the PhD student level across our three campuses (Kent, Essex, and East Anglia). Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions about the Eastern ARC or if you are interested in attending workshops or seminars at Kent or East Anglia.; Grad Student Seminars -- I am also one of the organisers of the grad student seminar. Let me know if you would like to join the mailing list. Research interests: False facts in politics
Ekaterina Tarnovskaya
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Sociology of cultural production, sociology of art and cultural politics, sociology of professions
Carmen Vazquez Garcia
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Research interests: Post-Structuralist Political Theory
Sarah Wagner
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government
Shenghao Zhang
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Government

Our research students

Noof Al-Dosari
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Shaher Alsolami
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Johanna Amaya-Panche
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace-building ; Foreign Aid and International Relations; Latin American Studies and Multiculturalism Research interests: Peacebuilding Reconciliation and Transitional Justice ; Latin American, Multiculturalism and Foreign Policy ; Foreign aid and International Relations
Marco Binetti
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ioannis Choulis
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Claudio Coloma Rojas
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: International Relations Theory, Non-Western International Relations, Non-Western Thought, Post-structuralist Discourse Theory; Non-Western scholars who invite to think the world from a non-Western/European perspective, such as Eduardo Deves-Valdes, Amitav Acharya and Wang Hui
Lorenzo Crippa
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: International Political Economy; International Relations; Transnational corruption; Anti-corruption Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption; State-firm relations
Christoph Dworschak
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ernesto Espindola
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ryan Flitcroft
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Discourse Theory, Ideology, Hegemony, Lacanian Theory, Populism, Post-Marxism, Post-structuralism
Tatiana Gelvez
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Currently researching on Political Economy, public spending efficiency and tax compliance.; Other research interests: International Economics, Chinese Foreign Policy, Latin America and South East Asia Relations, Asian investment in Latin America, Corporate Governance in China, Finance and Banking.
Kristyna Greplova
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Seungyoon Han
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Timothy Head
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Policing, Youth Work, Criminal Justice, Political Theory, Ethnography
Scott Huntly
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
Thomas Jacobs
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Malte Jauch
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Lydia Karga Karga
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: civil wars; women's representation; post-conflict settings Research interests: Civil wars; Post-conflict countries; Gender
Alexander Kemp
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Reid Kleinberg
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Anam Kuraishi
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Public opinion and electoral behavior in South Asia; Post-truth, discourse and rhetoric ; Democracy and democratization
Yen-Chieh Liao
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Craig Love
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Somaia M. Elsayed
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Democratization; Political Behavior; Applied Game Theory
Agnes Magyar
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Charlotte Massetti
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Miku Matsunaga
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism & Extremist Violence, Radical right strategies, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Quantitative method.
Marius Mehrl
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Intrastate Conflict; Civil-Military Relations
Claudia Mohor Valentino
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Eunhyea Oh
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Karin Ohno
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Natasha Osben
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Adnan Pavel
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Dietrich Pena-Zuluaga
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Adam Peresman
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Manuel Perez Aguirre
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Sebastian Ronderos Abuchaibe
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Konstantinos Roussos
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: the Commons; Social Movements; Grassroots Collective Action; Post-Marxist Discourse Theory; Emancipatory Political Theory; Radical Democracy; Contentious Politics; South European and Latin American Politics.
Laura Saavedra-Lux
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Alexander Schiele
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism, Political Violence, Terrorist Organisations, Counter-Terrorism Policing, Social Network Analysis
Julius Schneider
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Attasit Sittidumrong
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Christine Stedtnitz
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Office Hours: Wednesday 2-3pm, room 5B.153 (not 5.013!) -- walk past the common room and toward the PhD lab, then straight on, past 2 econ offices with Italian names on them. Turn right at the end of the corridor. When it starts feeling like a camping trailer you have found the PhD offices. ; Eastern ARC -- I am the Eastern Academic Research Councils PhD student in the government department, trying to promote research cooperation at the PhD student level across our three campuses (Kent, Essex, and East Anglia). Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions about the Eastern ARC or if you are interested in attending workshops or seminars at Kent or East Anglia.; Grad Student Seminars -- I am also one of the organisers of the grad student seminar. Let me know if you would like to join the mailing list. Research interests: False facts in politics
Watcharapol Supajakwattana
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Critical Policy Analysis, Environmental and Disaster policy, Thailand Public Governance Research interests: Environmental Policy and Politics, Disaster Policy and Management in Critical policy analysis perspective.
Philip Swatton
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Paula Szewach
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Joash Tapiheru
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Ideology and Discourse Analysis; Public Policy; Citizenship; Governance; Democracy
Tuomas Tervasmaki
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ricardo Torres
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Gerard Turner
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Farzad Vaziri
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Carmen Vazquez Garcia
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Post-Structuralist Political Theory
Sarah Wagner
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Huang-Ting Yan
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Shenghao Zhang
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government