I welcome proposals for PhD research on any aspect of revolutionary societies and/or post-liberation politics; identity, belonging and transnationalism (in particular in relation to refugees); well-being and aspirations; global health and related fields; and conceptualisations behind and practices of humanitarianism.
Current PhD students
Gabriele Restelli, working on development aid effects on international migration to Europe (principal supervisor, SEED scholarship)
James Shraiky working on refugee camps as sites of opportunity (principal supervisor)
Laura Hirst working on urban vulnerabilities in the Global South: analysing fire risk and potentials for transformative response in resource poor urban settlements (principal supervisor, with Alfredo Stein and Steve Jordan from Operation Florian, CASE studentship)
Completed PhD students
Caroline Delgado: In/security in context: An inquiry into the relational and contextual dimensions of in/security within the Colombian peace process. Awarded 2018.
Ana Sofia Ganho: Reshaping sovereignty powers in agriculture in the Limpopo valley, Mozambique (2004-2014). Awarded 2017.
Cathy Wilcock: Building Peace from Diaspora: UK Sudanese opposition activists, peacebuilding and hybridity (SEED scholarship). Awarded 2016.
Karolina Olofsson: The Prioritisation and Development of Accountability in Afghanistan: A norm development examination of liberal statebuilding (HCRI scholarship). Awarded 2016.
Natalie Jones: The ma(r)king of complex border geographies and their negotiation by undocumented migrants: The case of Barbados (SED scholarship). Awarded 2014.
Maura Duffy: Venezuela's "Bolivarian Revolution": Power to the People? Awarded 2012.
Sithembiso Myeni: History Matters: Exploring Women’s Political Representation in Post Apartheid KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (Ford Foundation Scholarship). Awarded 2012.
Diseye Dasimaka: Faith and Development Outcomes: A Comparative Case Study of HIV/AIDS Programmes in Southern Nigeria. Awarded 2011.