2020 applicants

Scott Huntly

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Government
 Scott Huntly



Scott is a PhD candidate and GTA in the department of Government, where he teaches political theory and researches faith-based political discourse using an approach based on the Essex School of Discourse Analysis. Before coming to the University of Essex, Scott was a full time lecturer in government and politics at FE level, and also taught media and cultural studies for a number of years at HE level. He is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy and currently teaches on the following modules: GV250 Principles of Social Justice GV254 Ethics and Public Policy

Research and professional activities


A Crisis of Faith: the Political Logics of Evangelicalism after Trump

Supervisor: Professor David Howarth

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




Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

Student Support Hours: Friday 10 - 11am