I am happy to supervise PhD students on topics including African politics, environmental politics and sustainable development, and work on social movements and resistance in global politics. Please get in touch to discuss research proposals.
In recent years I have examined theses on a variety of topics at universities including Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Carleton, Cambridge, Central European University, Cape Town, East London, Gothenburg, Manchester, UNISA and Wits.
Current PhD students
Joshua Barritt, Resilience-Based Marine Biodiversity Conservation Policy on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: Mitigation, Adaptation and Restoration
Jake Flavell, Capitalism with a ‘Human Face’: Ideology and Face to Face Fundraising
Amanda Kallstig, Resistance through Comedy in Zimbabwe
Julia Loginovic, Individualisation Discourse in Global Neoliberal Governance and its Role in Subjectivity Production: the Case of the World Development Reports
Charlotte Weatherill, Vulnerability, climate change, and small island states
Completed PhD students
Kelvin Charles, The city, production and resistance: Hardt and Negri, Occupy encampments and the issue of space
Simon Chin-yee, Kenya and the global climate change regime
Katja Daniels, The politics of international investment law: Transnational corporations, social movements, and the struggle for the future
Kai Heron, Many struggles, one fight: Deleuze | Guattari, Lacan and the US anti-fracking movement
Gediminas Lesutis, The politics of precarity and global capitalist expansion: The case of mining, dispossesion and suffering in Tete, Mozambique
Erzsebet Strausz, Being in Discourse: An experience book of sovereignty
Elaine Tan, Understanding African International Society: An English School Approach