Dr Luke Bhatia

Lecturer (TF) in International Politics

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I completed my PhD in 2018 and am currently a lecturer in international politics at the University of Manchester. My PhD thesis was concerned with social movements in authoritarian states. I am currently the MA Director for the MA Human Rights / Human Rights with Law. My teaching and research interests include: human rights, international politics, social movements, authoritarianism and Middle Eastern politics. 

Previously, I have worked for the Commission for Racial Equality, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Department for Education in the UK.


Units Taught

POLI20802 - The Politics of Policy-Making (Convenor)

POLI30032 - The Politics of the European Union (Convenor)

POLI70492 - Human Rights in World Politics (Convenor)

POLI60301 - Comparative Political Analysis



Prizes and Awards

2016/17: The University of Manchester - Politics Graduate Teaching Assistant Prize

2017: Higher Education Academy Associate Fellowship

2016: Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Fellowship

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