School of Politics and International Relations

PhD menu

Current Research Students

Ceren Ak
The Europeanization of Minority Rights in Turkey: A multilevel governance approach

Titilayo Ajike Ayoola
Participatory rural development in southwest Nigeria: A Postcolonial African Feminism critique

Nick Barlow
Centre parties and the structure of competition

Alexander Blanchard
A History of the Concept of Violence: Early Modern Ramifications for Contemporary Thought

Jack Brown
The London Docklands Development Corporation and Canary Wharf: 1981 – 1998

Sandra Carvalho
Brazil: Towards a nuclear power state?

Kristin Ciupa
The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil and Regional Responses to Neoliberalism

Miri Davidson
Structuralism and the idea of race: between Lévi-Strauss and Althusser

Andonea Jon Dickson
Militarising Borders: Evolving Systems of Power and Exclusion in Maritime BordersAndonea Jon Dickson

Mohammed Eltom
The Influence of American Civil Society Organizations on US Policy Towards Sudan (1998-2008).

Saskia Fischer (co-supervised with the School of Business Managemen177488.htmlt)
Radical Re-visionings: Movement media and the struggle for public sphere ownership in Argentina. 

David Gazsi
EU decentralised agencies and the transfer of practices and norms to the Neighbourhood: Integration through transnational functional cooperation?

Tania Gómez-Zapata
Public Diplomacy between the USA and Mexico

Daniel Gover
Religious Groups in the Public Policy Process in Britain

David Jeffery
Causes of Conservative Electoral Decline in Liverpool from 1945 onwards

Matheus Lock Santos
Occupying Public Opinion: Spontaneous mass demonstrations as a political communication phenomenon

Borjan Gjuzelov
Between Written and Unwritten Rules: Macedonian Informal Institutions from Socialism to EU-Accession

Jenna Marshall
Radical Pedagogy and the Politics of Development in Small States: The case of Barbados since independence

Luke Maynard
The Conservative Party reaction to the threat of domestic Bolshevism in Britain 1917-1926

Angus McNelly
Women and Indigenous Movements in Bolivia: Examining the Relationship between Political Economy and Social Movements 

John Moorcraft
Tomorrow’s Politicians: The Recruitment of Parliamentary Researchers

Sean Parramore
Enduring Corruption: EU rule of law assistance and the actual sources of domestic power in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo since 2000

Emily Pfefer (co-supervised with the School of Business Management)
The Cloak of Silence: A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between the Culture of Pay Secrecy and the Gender Pay Gap within UK Higher Education

Karl Pike
Programmatic change in the Labour Party during Opposition

Laura Richards-Grey
Public attitudes and political talk: the legitimation of gender inequality in welfare policy

Andrew Reed
From Growth to Development: The Influence of Politics, Religion and Economics on Prairie Agriculture in Canada

Megan Ryburn (co-supervised with the School of Geography)
The Transnational Politics of the Latin American Diaspora: the Bolivian experience

Lan Schippers
Internalisation of external interests and the strategic dimensions of statehood: The impact of trade-related technical assistance on the Lao and Vietnamese state

Hesham Shafick
How Egyptian revolutionaries ended up supporting state massacres against their own comrades

Simca Simpson
Rights-based Governance and Care Labour Professionalization: Institutionalizing the Rights to Care, Decent Work and Migration in the MERCOSUR

Paul Sims (co-supervised with the School of History)
Contested modernity and the growth of environmental politics in Britain

Hazel Stroud
The Conservatives and the Crisis: Three Case Studies

Jodi Thompson
A Critical Analysis of Muslim Framing and the Formation of Cultural Identity through Bourdieu’s ‘Fields’ of Practice

Baris Tufekci
British Parties after Class Politics

Alan Wager
An Analysis of Interparty Negotiations and Coalition Building in the British Party System

Return to top