Dr Carl Death

Senior Lecturer in IPE

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PhD Supervision

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