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Lucy Abbott Lecturer in Politics and International Relations Regionalism,Public Sphere,The Gulf States,Process Tracing,International Relations,Democratic Theory 3.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6508254
Monalisa Adhikari PhD Student Indian security and foreign policy,Chinese Foreign Policy,International peacebuilding,Fragile and conflict affected states,Political settlements,International Engagement,Emerging powers,Fragile States,South Asia,Nepal,Myanmar
Nida Alahmad Lecturer in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East Middle East Politics,political theory,State building,State formation,Performativity,Political philosophy,Political Economy of Oil,state theory,Sectarianism,Science and technology studies B.09 
19 George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 1368
Talal Alkhadher PhD Student Middle East Politics,Arab political thought,Moderation Theory,Social movements,Secularism,Islamic political thought,Egypt,Arab Liberalism
Jamie Allinson Senior Lecturer Historical sociology,International Relations,International theory,Marxism,Middle East Politics,political theory,Revolutions Rm. B25 
19 George Square
+44 (0)131 650 9925
Malcolm Anderson Professor Emeritus
Camilo Ardila Arévalo PhD Student Peace and conflict,Theories of democracy,Comparative constitutionalism,just war theory,ethics,Peace and reconciliation processes
Salvatore FP Barillà PhD Student EU external relations,European Union,China,EU-China,World Trade Organization,International Trade,foreign investment,Dispute Resolution,International Relations,International Political Economy,China and East Asia,ideas and foreign policy,International Law & International Relations,European Union Law,international dispute settlement
Karlo Basta Lecturer Comparative politics,nationalism and national identity,ethnic conflict,state theory,institutionalism and institutional symbolism,federalism,secession,business & politics,time & events,mobilization,European politics,interpretivism,discourse analysis,process-tracing 3.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 6372
Emilia Belknap PhD Student Voting Behaviour,Electoral and Referendum behaviour,Devolution and constitutional change in the UK,Feminist Theory,Gender and Politics,Feminism,Feminist Theories and Research Practices,Political Behaviour,Mixed methods,Quantitative Methods,Qualitative Methods,Experimental Methodologies,Surveys,Focus Groups,Gender Theory
Francesco Bertoldi PhD Student Territorial politics,Elections,Ethnic conflict,Northern Ireland,Power-sharing agreements,Electoral Systems in Divided Societies,Identity Politics,Social Identity Theory,Discourse Analysis,Ethnicity and Identity
Shaun Bevan Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science Agenda-Setting,Public policy,interest groups,Public Opinion,political behaviour,Time Series Analysis,Event History Analysis,Measurement 2.13B Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 650 4128
Andrea Birdsall Senior Lecturer in International Relations Human rights,International Relations,International Law & International Relations,Humanitarian intervention,Norms,Counterterrorism 4.25 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 650 6974
No Photo Nick Bland Visiting Professor, School of Social and Political Sciences; What Works Scotland
Elizabeth Bomberg Professor of Environmental Politics Environment,Sustainability,shale governance,community energy,mobilization 3.06 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4248
Christina Boswell Dean of Research, College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Political Sociology,Use of Research in Policy,Immigration and asylum policy,Politics of immigration,Public policy 3.21 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 9924
Benedikt Buechel PhD Student Political Theory,The Ethics of Migration,Statelessness,Human Rights,Sovereignty,Territorial Rights,Self-Determination,Feminist Theory
Julia Calvert Lecturer in Political Economy International political economy,International Law & International Relations,Political Sociology,International development,trade,foreign investment,investor-state dispute settlement,Extractive industries and resource governance,Latin America,Canadian foreign economic policy 3.03 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 4752
Daniel Cetrà Research Fellow at the Centre on Constitutional Change Nations and Nationalism,Territorial Politics,Political Liberalism and Minority Rights,The Politics of Language,Catalonia 3.06 St John's Land
Holyrood Road
+44 (0)131 651 4736
Thomas Charman PhD Student Gender,gender and international relations,gender based violence,sexual violence,Gender and conflict,Masculinities,Militarised Masculinities,Sexual violence against men,Feminism,Poststructuralism,Discourse Analysis,Frame Analysis,
Kitty Chou PhD Student Counterterrorism,Terrorism,Political violence,political psychology,Research Ethics,qualitative and mixed methods research projects using in-depth interviews   +44 (0) 744 951 4023
Christina Dineen PhD Student Contemporary political theory,Political philosophy,Applied ethics,Ethics and morality,Resource allocation,Well-being,Bioethics   Doctoral Researcher
Joseph Conrad PhD Student climate justice,corporate ethics,collective agency,social ontology,political theory,moral philosophy,environmental ethics,sustainability
Alan Convery Senior Lecturer in Politics Britain,Multi-level party politics,British Politics,Conservative Party,Conservative politics,Scottish Politics,Welsh politics 2.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 8255
Philip Cook Senior Lecturer Political Philosophy,Social Justice,Education and Schools,Children and Childhood,Family Relationships,Children and Democracy,Contractualism,Children and Young People,Child Labour,Applied ethics,the philosophy of social sciences,Egalitarianism 3.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 651 1577
Yazmin Morlet Corti PhD Student privacy,online privacy,Cyberspace as political space,Political Culture,public policy,Comparative Politics,Big Data Analytics,Science and technology,data protection,behaviour,attitudes,Quantitative Analysis,policy preferences
Laura Cram Professor of European Politics and Director of NRLabs Neuropolitics Research European public policy,European Identity,Neuropolitics of identity,Neuropolitics of public policy,experimental research,fMRI studies,physiological studies,behavioural games,identity triggers,national identity,symbols,Brexit processes, Scotland and EU Room 2 02, Flat 2F2 
18 Buccleuch Place
0131 651 5571
Elizabeth Cripps Senior Lecturer in Political Theory Climate change ethics,Climate justice,Collective responsibility,Justice and non-human animals,Population and justice,Political theory,Political philosophy,Justice and environment,Parental duties Rm 3.30 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44(0)131 651 1948
Chad Damro Senior Lecturer of Politics and IR EU external relations,European Union,International Relations,International Political Economy,Comparative Politics,Transatlantic Relations,Regulatory Politics Room 2.02, 21 George Square 
+44 (0)131 650 6698
Jean-Francois Daoust Lecturer political behaviour,Public opinion and Political attitudes,Research methods,Election campaigning,Political parties,Canada/Quebec,Comparative Politics,nationalism 3.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Cleo Davies PhD Student International Organisations,European studies,The politics of financial market supervision and regulation,International Political Economy
Kathy Dodworth PhD Student Theories of Legitimacy,Social capital,Foucault,state-society relations,NGOs and Development,Non-state actors,Bourdieu,Ethnography,Tanzania,African studies
Sara Rich Dorman Senior Lecturer in African Politics African Politics,nationalism and the post-colonial state in Africa,Citizenship and belonging,Elections,State formation 4.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4239
Claire Duncanson Senior Lecturer in International Relations gender,gender and international relations,International peacebuilding,International Peace and Security,gender and security,Feminism,Masculinities,The Military in Global Politics,feminist political economy,feminist political ecology,Women, peace and security agenda Rm 4.24 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4624
Oliver Escobar Senior Lecturer in Public Policy Public participation,participatory and deliberative democracy,collaborative governance and partnerships,public dialogue and deliberation,facilitation and mediation,democratic innovations,Interpretive Policy Analysis,political ethnography,Mixed methods,in/equalities,participatory and deliberative methodologies,smart cities,social innovation,power,politics of science and technology,governance,democracy,civic tech,social commons,digital public sphere 4.23 Chrystal Macmillan Building
+44 (0)131 651 3783
Darrick Evensen Lecturer in Environmental Politics Climate change and energy policy,Environmental Sociology,Environmental Policy,Shale gas,Energy transitions,North America,European Union,United Kingdom,Sense of place,Social representations Room 2.05 (note: this is a temporary office, due to some estate being closed) Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)749 695 8769
Adrian Favero PhD Student European Union,Urban Governance,Return / transnational migration,Europeanisation and Globalisation,Central Eastern Europe
Ricardo Ribeiro Ferreira PhD Student State-media relations,Journalism and democracy,Media Capture,Disinformation,Populism,Social media and politics,Brazil
Louis Fletcher PhD Student
Isabella Gabrovsky PhD Student Britain,ethnography,identity politics,Migration and development,minority rights,Multiculturalism,nationalism,Policy,National Identity
Barbara Gaweda PhD Student gender,post-communism,post-Soviet politics,Central Eastern Europe,Feminism,Feminist institutionalism,Ukraine,Discourse Theory,Feminist Research,Postcolonialism,Europeanization,nationalism,Inequality,Feminist theory/research,Sexuality,discourse analysis,Gender & intersectionality
Joe Gazeley PhD Student Mali,Foreign Policy Analysis,European Security,French Postcolonial Relations,State Formation,Political History
Carmen Gebhard Senior Lecturer in Politics and IR; Co-Director of the MSc International and European Politics Comparative European Politics,Small States,regional autonomies,European Union foreign and security policy,security and defence cooperation,inter-organizationalism 4.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6504622 (working remotely, so number and office not currently in use)
Marc Geddes Senior Lecturer in Politics British politics,parliamentary studies,UK Parliament,interpretive political science,evidence in politics,ethnography,democracy Office B.09 
19 George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 3784
Victor Gigleux PhD Student International Relations,Small States,European studies,International peace-keeping operations,EU external relations,Role Theory,Foreign Policy Analysis   +44(0)7842555104
Omar Alejandro Loera PhD Student Mexico,Foreign Policy,Domestic sources of Foreign Policy,Geopolitics,Mexico-U.S. relations,Autonomy in Foreign Policy,the structure/agency problem,Role Theory   +44 7712128579
Alice Hague PhD Student Environment,Climate change,community activism,faith-based activism,advocacy,mobilisation,environmental politics,environmental ethics,UK,USA,Sweden   alice.hague(at)
Iain Hardie Senior Lecturer in International Relations Comparative Political Economy,International Political Economy,Financial Markets,Financialization B.1 
22 George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4249
Tim Hayward Professor of Environmental Political Theory Social Philosophy,epistemic obligations,fairness 3.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4523
No Photo Philipp Heinrich PhD Student European Identities, Public Attachment to the EU, Public Attitudes, Experimental Approaches
Ailsa Henderson Professor of Political Science political behaviour,political culture,Regionalism,voting and elections,comparative territorial politics,UK,Scotland,Quebec-Scotland comparisons,European values,Public opinion and Political attitudes 3.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1618
Jessica E. Hewkin PhD Student Politics of immigration,Policy construction,American politics/history/political development,Feminist Research
Stephen Hill Senior Teaching Fellow International Relations,Peace and conflict,Counterterrorism,Policing 3.01 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 6515362
Andrew Hom Senior Lecturer in International Relations International Relations,Social constructivism,Narratives,timing / time / temporality,International Security,critical security studies,disciplinary history,classical realism,International Relations Theory  Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6504688
Sujin Hong Research Fellow Neuropolitics,Neuroimaging (fMRI),Social pain and empathy,Emotional processing and social cognition,Perception and cognition in music and language 2.03 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 650 6632
David Howarth Honorary Fellow European Integration,Global political economy,Comparative Political Economy,Political Economy of European Integration,European Union public policy
Yukinori Iwaki PhD Student Social and Political Theory,Political Philosophy,Global justice,poverty,Environment,labour,time,Climate change
Marc S. Jacob PhD Student Elections,organizations and institutions,Political parties,Quantitative Research,Comparative Political Behavior
Patrick Jahnke PhD Student Socially Responsible Investment (SRI),Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),International Political Economy,Stakeholder Theory,Financial Intermediation,Corporate Governance,Fiduciary Capitalism,Agency Theory,Shareholder Voting Rights   +49 172 342 7533
Camilo Jara-Villalobos PhD Student Administrative Law,Administrative Sanctions,Politics of transparency and accountability,Freedom of Information,Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies,Information Commissioners,Quantitative Research Methods
Juliet Kaarbo Professor of Foreign Policy Foreign Policy Analysis,political psychology 4.21 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4252
Katarzyna (Kasia) Kaczmarska Lecturer in Politics and International Relations Sociology of Knowledge,International theory,Research methodology,Russian foreign and domestic politics,the post-Soviet region,Academic freedom 3.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building
George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1740
Manolis Kalaitzake Lecturer in Political Economy Comparative/International Political Economy,Business-government relations,EU politics and policymaking,Financial markets,Central banking,Sociology of elites,Brexit  Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Beth Katz PhD Student Social inclusion,Politics of immigration,Adaptation,Interdisciplinary research,Multi-level governance,Adaptive governance,Diversity,Inequality,Innovation,Immigration,Cross-sector collaboration,Coproduction,Mixed methods
Russell Keat Professor Emeritus Ethics and markets
Michael Keating Professor Comparative European Politics,European Union,Territorial Politics,nationalism  St John's Land
Holyrood Road
+44 (0)7758329876
Jaida Casakit Keaveney PhD Student Middle East Politics,Iraq,State building,Sectarianism,health care systems,policy and interventions,Islamic political thought
Meryl Kenny Senior Lecturer in Gender and Politics women and politics,gender and political institutions,Feminist institutionalism,political parties,Political recruitment,Political representation,Territorial Politics 4.29 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1332
Thijs Keulen PhD Student Critical Social and Political Theory,Democratic Theory,Work and Labour,Critical Phenomenology,Marxism,Power and Subjectivation,Capitalism and democracy
Harshan Kumarasingham Senior Lecturer in British Politics British Politics,Decolonisation,Comparative Politics,Political History,South Asia,Commonwealth Politics and History,Monarchy,Australasia,British Empire,Constitutional Politics,Constitutional History,Parliamentary Studies,Westminster Model,State-Building,South-East Asia,Executive Power 3.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 4750
Hsinyen Lai PhD Student Historical sociology,Gramsci and Marxist Theory,ideas and foreign policy,International Relations of the Middle East,the Gulf Arab states,the Arab Left,nationalism and capitalism,China's Middle Eastern policy
Sarah Liu Lecturer in Gender and Politics gender,women's and social movements,women's political representation,women's political participation,migration and citizenship,media,East Asian politics B.2 22 George Square
Yue Liu PhD Student International Relations,Regional Security,International Law of the Sea,Maritime Disputes,Geopolitics,China and East Asia,Southeast Asia,International Order Transformation,US-China/Asia relations
Clare Llewellyn Career Development Fellow Neuropolitics of identity,Social media,Big data,Natural language processing,Text and data analytics 2.03, 2F2 
18 Buccleuch Place
+ 44 (0)131 650 6633
Fiona Mackay Professor of Politics; Director of genderED gender and political institutions,gender mainstreaming,gender and public policy,Feminist institutionalism,women's movements,International Organisations,Feminism,Institutions and institutional change,organizations and institutions,Political representation,gender based violence,women and politics,Inequality & diversity 3.18 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 650 4244
Nokwazi Makanya PhD Student Public budgeting,Legislative behaviour,Political economy of budget processes,South African politics,Institutions and institutional change
Ritumbra Manuvie PhD Student Climate change Migration,Governance,Public Policy,Institutions and institutional change,South Asia,Borderlands,Wicked Problems
Luke March Personal Chair of Post-Soviet and Comparative Politics; Head of Politics and International Relations; Deputy Director of the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre Moldova,Radical left,Populism,Social movements,Protest,Russian Politics,nationalism 3.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4241
Benjamin Martill Lecturer in Politics and International Relations European Union's Foreign and Security Policy,British Politics,Populism,Party politics,European Security,Transatlantic Relations 3.12 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 1736
Sissela Matzner PhD Student Foreign Policy,Political parties,Responsibility,Narratives,Humanitarianism,Political violence,Conflict,Military intervention  
Richard McAllister Honorary Fellow
Nicola McEwen Professor of Territorial Politics; Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change. Senior Research Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe Territorial Politics,Scottish Politics,Devolution,Multi-level governance,multi-level energy policy,welfare devolution,voting and elections,federal states,identity politics,nationalism 3.05 St John's Land
St John's Street
+44 (0)131 651 1831
Mihaela Mihai Senior Lecturer in Political Theory, Co-Director of the Centre for Ethics and Critical Thought, Programme Director MSc International Political Theory Critical Social and Political Theory,Arts and politics,Architecture and political theory,Political emotions,Political memory and historical injustice,Comparative constitutionalism,gender,Theories of democracy 3F1 room 3.21 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)1316506636
James Mitchell Professor of Public Policy B.02 
21 George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 5767
Oscar Moreno-Martinez PhD Student Technology and Innovation Studies,Colombian Armed Conflict,Military-Technical Change,Insurgency & Counter-Insurgency,United States Foreign Security Policy,War Studies
Wassim Mroue PhD Student Middle East Politics,IR and Middle East,Sectarianism
Cera Murtagh PhD Student Post-conflict societies,Peace and conflict,Ethnicity and Identity,Nationalism and National Identity,Political parties,Social movements,gender politics   0131 651 3785
Martyna Napierska PhD Student documents,Archives,Community Development,migrant integration,political theory,local governance and grassroots democracy,digital culture,Digital ethnography,Social Power
Andrew Neal Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations; Co-Director of the Centre for Security Research (CeSeR) International Security,War on terror,Discourse Theory,Sociological Theory,political theory,UK,Britain,critical theory,critical security studies,securitization,constructivism,poststructuralism,Scotland 4.22 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4236
Kieran Oberman Senior Lecturer in Politics political theory,Political philosophy,Global justice,just war theory,Immigration,Immigration and asylum policy,Distributive justice,Social justice  Chrystal Macmillan Building
Pontus Odmalm Senior Lecturer in Politics Comparative European Politics,Politics of immigration,Citizenship,Political parties 3.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3926
Pontus.Odmalm (at)
Ugur Ozdemir Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science Comparative Political Behavior,Spatial Models of Elections,Quantitative Methods,Positive Political Theory 2.13c (Enter through 2.13a) Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 3990
Nicola Perugini Senior Lecturer in International Relations Political violence,Global justice,Human rights,Humanitarianism,Race,International Law & International Relations,Colonialism and imperialism,Visual cultures,Israel/Palestine,Middle East Politics 4F1, Room 4.03 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 6515472
Bettina Petersohn Research Fellow - Future of the UK and Scotland Territorial politics,Nationalism and Devolution,Intergovernmental Relations,Multi-level governance,Constitutional Politics,Minority nationalism 3.10 St John's Land
Holyrood Road
+44 (0)131 651 4752
Tanita Jill Poeggel PhD Student Immigration and asylum policy,political theory,asylum seekers and refugees,critical migration research,Migration and citizenship,Social movements,critical theory,national identity,Memory politics
Diana Popa Postdoctoral Research Fellow 3.22 
18 Buccleuch Place
No Photo Ioana Popescu PhD Student (re)humanisation,Peace and conflict,participatory research,Arts-Based Research Methods,Theatre & Performance,political emotions,Ethics,interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches,Arts and politics   Ioana.Popescu[at]
Charles Raab Professorial Fellow 3.18 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 650 4243
Ivar Vargas Rivas PhD Student International Security,Artificial Intelligence and Robotics,International Humanitarian Law,Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems,Pierre Bourdieu,Ontological Security Theory,Chile,International Relations,AI ethics,Disarmament,ethnography
Charlotte Rommerskirchen Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy European Union,Financial Markets,Mixed Methods,International Political Economy,Comparative Political Economy,Debt Management 3.17 
18 Buccleuch Place
+44 (0)131 651 3861
Alec Ross PhD Student Social and Political Theory,Refugee studies,Applied ethics,Human rights,marketisation,Immigration and asylum policy,Forced migration,Ethics and markets   (+44) 738 068 0708
No Photo Sofiane Sahnoun PhD Student identity politics,national identity,Citizenship and belonging   07778144310
Anthony Salamone PhD Student European integration,European Union,Brexit,Scottish-European relations,UK-EU relations,Scottish politics,Devolution,British politics,UK foreign policy,Public opinion,Public policy,Europeanisation,Comparative politics
No Photo Fiona Sarwar PhD Student Human rights,Foreign Policy,Scotland,Sub-state diplomacy,Paradiplomacy,Feminist Foreign Policy,Scottish Government,Women,Peace and Security,Peace and conflict,Scottish Nationalism,Rights-based Approaches,Devolution and UK constitution
Andrew Scott PhD Student energy politics,energy security,business regulation,environmental politics,Public policy,Comparative Politics,policy networks,policy community,Politics of oil
Sophie Moteau Subject Academic Support Officer - Politics and International Relations 3.16 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4253
Talia Shoval PhD Student Just war theory,Environmental ethics,Justice and non-human animals,Moral philosophy,Political theory,Political philosophy,Non-anthropocentrism,Applied ethics
Judith Sijstermans PhD Student Political parties,European Union,Policy learning,Europeanization,Nationalism,Regionalism,Socialization,Policy networks,Policy transfer,Multi-level governance,British Politics
Lukas Slothuus PhD Student Political theory,Political philosophy,Marxism,Critical theory,Resistance,Contentious politics,Political affect,Radical democracy,Civil disobedience
Saskia Smellie PhD Student Politics of Migration and Asylum Policy,Responsibility-Sharing,European Union,Foreign Policy,Role Theory   07530 882515
Natalie Stroud Undergraduate Student Support Officer - International Relations G.04 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3896
Deanna Soloninka PhD Student State-minority relations,International organisations,European institutions,Nationalism and national identity,Minority rights,post-Soviet politics,Comparative politics
Pietro Stefanini PhD Student Political violence,Settler Colonialism,Humanitarianism,War,Militarism,Anticolonial Resistance,International Relations,Middle East Politics,Israel/Palestine,Refugee studies
Ewan Stein Senior Lecturer in International Relations Political Islam,Middle East Politics,Egyptian politics,Arab political thought,Arab-Israeli conflict,state-society relations,International Relations of the Middle East 4.27 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
0131 650 4264
Damian Strycharz PhD Student Russian foreign policy,Foreign policy analysis,Role theory,Post-Soviet space
No Photo Yifang Sun PhD Student political psychology,US foreign policy,Foreign Policy Analysis
Wilfried Swenden Professor of South Asian and Comparative Politics, Postgraduate Advisor (PIR PhD/MScR) Federalism,intergovernmental relations,Governing in divided societies,Indian Politics,Territorial Politics,Multi-level governance,Comparative Politics 3.05 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4255
Rebecca Tapscott Visiting Fellow Comparative Politics,International Relations,Sub-Saharan Africa,Political violence,Authoritarianism,Gender,Research Ethics,State formation,Citizenship
Mathias Thaler Senior Lecturer in Political Theory; Co-Director of Research for the School of Social and Political Science; Research Convener for Politics and International Relations Genocide,Global justice,Humanitarian intervention,Ideology,International theory,Marxism,Multiculturalism,Reconciliation,Political forgiveness,Democratic theory,Political violence and non-violence,Pragmatism,Critical Theory,Just War theory,Utopia,Dystopia,Art and Politics Room 4.09 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 6515769
Patrick Theiner Senior Teaching Fellow International Relations,Regionalism,International development,International Organisations,Innovation Diffusion,Global Health,Internet Governance,European Union,regional organisations,international sports,international negotiation,Comparative Regionalism,political architecture 3.01 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 5356 (landline) / +44 756 4259 280 (Telegram & Whatsapp)
Consuelo Thiers PhD Student political psychology,Foreign Policy Analysis,Latin American Foreign Policies,At-a-distance personality assessment of political leaders
Andrew Thompson Chair of Public Policy and Citizenship Quantitative Methods,Public policy,Citizenship,perception measurement,surveys,statistical analysis,involvement,Participation,European Union,Health policy   15a George Square
Larissa Toal PhD Student Feminism,Nationalism,women's and social movements,Critical Discourse Analysis,Gender and conflict
Alexis Montambault Trudelle PhD Student Political economy,The Gulf States,Sovereign Wealth Funds,Institutions and institutional change,Middle East Politics,State building,Financial Markets,Political Economy of Oil,Rentier States
Oliver Turner Senior Lecturer (Associate Prof.) in International Relations US foreign policy,US-China/Asia relations,British foreign policy in Asia,Critical geopolitics,International relations of East/South East Asia,Decolonisation 2.14 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
0131 651 5678
Patrick Utz PhD Student Territorial politics,Party politics,Europeanization
Kim Vender PhD Student Climate Change Policy,Chinese Foreign Policy,Role Theory,Global leadership,Ecosystems-based adaptation and mitigation,International Responsibility of Emerging Powers,Blue Carbon,Development Cooperation
Ingmar Versolmann PhD Student European Union,EU Energy Policy,New Institutionalism,EU external relations,European Intergration,Energy politics,Energy security   +44 (0) 778 774 4004
Gisli Vogler PhD Student political theory,Social theory,Political memory and historical injustice,Theories of democracy,Power,the structure/agency problem,Critical Social and Political Theory
Yaniv Voller Leverhulme Early Career Fellow Middle East Politics,African security,Decolonisation,Sovereignty,Rebel groups and insurgency 4.13 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
Cat Wayland PhD Student Critical Social and Political Theory,Political Philosophy,Methodology in political theory,Critical epistemologies,politics of knowldge production,Decolonisation,Intersectionality
Shaina Western Lecturer in International Relations and Quantitative Methods organizations and institutions,Human rights,International Law & International Relations,Quantitative Methods B.08 
19 George Square
Kate Wright Senior Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow in Media and Communication Media,Journalism,International news,Humanitarianism,Human rights,Peace and conflict,Communication theories,NGOs,State-media relations,soft power,public diplomacy (I am currently working from home as my office block is closed) B.05 
21 George Square
Twitter @newsprof1
Richard Wyn Jones Professor of Welsh Politics and Director of the Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University
David Yarrow Lecturer in Political Economy International Political Economy,Economic Growth,Degrowth,GDP,National Accounting,Environmental Accounting,Economic Indicators,Sustainable Development,Karl Polanyi,Constructivism,Economic Ideas,History of Economics,Automation,Work and Welfare,UBI 3.12 St John's Land
Luba Zatsepina-McCreadie PhD Student Nuclear Weapons,Identity,Non-proliferation,Post-structuralism,Discourse Analysis,Gender,Cold War,IR and Security studies,