Department of Government

Our research students

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Discover the research students in the Department of Government

Our research students investigate a broad range of exciting topics and are supervised by our academic staff.

To visit an individual research student's profile and find their contact details, please click on the links below:

Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Political Violence
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace-building ; Foreign Aid and International Relations; Latin American Studies and Multiculturalism; Transitions to democracy and transitional justice Research interests: Peacebuilding Reconciliation and Transitional Justice ; Latin American, Multiculturalism and Foreign Policy ; Foreign aid and International Relations
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption and anti-corruption; State-firm relations; Quantitative methods
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Democratisation; Conflict; Nonviolent and Violent Mobilisation; Quantitative Methods
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Environmental Politics; Environmental Attitudes; Corporate Green Commitments
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: civil wars; women's representation; post-conflict settings; gender Research interests: Civil wars; Post-conflict countries; Gender
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: American Politics; Voting Behaviour
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Climate Change, National Security, Development Economy, Social Resilience, US and International politics, PR, Media and Broadcasting
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Research interests: Current Research Interests
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Ask me about: Twentieth Century International Relations; The Global Second World War; British Foreign Policy in Asia Research interests: Twentieth Century International Relations and Diplomacy
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Government

Our research students

Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Political Violence
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace-building ; Foreign Aid and International Relations; Latin American Studies and Multiculturalism; Transitions to democracy and transitional justice Research interests: Peacebuilding Reconciliation and Transitional Justice ; Latin American, Multiculturalism and Foreign Policy ; Foreign aid and International Relations
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Public Space; Fear & Desire; Built Environment Research interests: Privatization of Space; Housing; Feminist Theory ; Advertisement (use of public space) ; Theme-parking as a mode of urban design ; Right to the City; Artificial Nature
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: International Political Economy; Trasnational Corruption and anti-corruption; State-firm relations; Quantitative methods
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Theories and methods of discourse analysis; The political discourse of faith-based movements and organisations; The discourse of free speech, fundamentalisms, and culture wars; Political theories of the body, senses and affect
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Democratisation; Conflict; Nonviolent and Violent Mobilisation; Quantitative Methods
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Environmental Politics; Environmental Attitudes; Corporate Green Commitments
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: civil wars; women's representation; post-conflict settings; gender Research interests: Civil wars; Post-conflict countries; Gender
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: American Politics; Voting Behaviour
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: left-Populism, Nationalism, the French Revolution, Cosmopolitanism, post-Marxism
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Public opinion and electoral behavior in South Asia; Post-truth, discourse and rhetoric ; Democracy and democratization
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Democratization; Political Behavior; Applied Game Theory
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Geoeconomics; Geopolitics; Corruption; China; Latin America Research interests: Geoeconomic competition in developing countries
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Climate Change, National Security, Development Economy, Social Resilience, US and International politics, PR, Media and Broadcasting
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism, Political Violence, Terrorist Organisations, Counter-Terrorism Policing, Social Network Analysis
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Research interests: Terrorism; Civil Conflict; Political Violence; Spatial Analysis
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Postgraduate Research Student, Department of Government
Ask me about: Coup d'état; Chinese Politics; Chinese History Research interests: Coups in autocracies
Contact us
Department of Government University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872737