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Lucy Abbott

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Name
Dr Lucy Abbott
Title
Career Development Fellow in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
Address
3.10 Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
Telephone
+44 (0) 131 6508254
Email
Research Interests
Cybersecurity, IR and the Middle East, The Arab World, Regionalism, Public Sphere, Digital technologies, The Gulf States, Jordan, Process Tracing
URL
http://www.pol.ed.ac.uk/people/academic_staff/lucy_abbott

Guidance and Feedback Hours

  • Wednesdays 11:00 -13:00 appointments available at https://lucymabbott.youcanbook.me

Qualifications

BA Hons, MA, PhD (Dunelm)

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Biography

Before coming to Edinburgh, Lucy lectured in Middle East Politics at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. During her PhD, she was a visiting scholar at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted fieldwork in the Middle East.  

Current Research

Her current research project examines the role of information and communication technologies in state-building in the Arab states of the Middle East past and present. 

Publications