Students/Teaching

Research Student Supervision

I work with PhD students who do research on a range of important questions about political violence. For information about UCL’s PhD program, see here.

Current UCL PhD students:

Jennifer Hodge, “Theorizing the Transformative Quality of Transitional Justice   Processes” (co-supervisor), 2018-present.

Andreas Juon, “Status Equalization, Threat Alleviation, or Reification? The Effects of Ethno-Accommodation on the Salience of Ethnic Identities” (primary supervisor), 2016-present.

Sarah Leo, “Carrots vs. Sticks: How Should Governments Deal with Terrorist Violence?” (secondary supervisor), 2015-present.

Dominic Perera, “Civic Space, Civil Society, and Citizen Action: Responses to a Declining Environment for Civic Activism” (co-supervisor), 2017-present.

Kit Rickard, “Cooperation or Competition: How External Support Shapes Rebel Behavior in Intrastate Conflict” (primary supervisor), 2017-present.

Beth Souris, “Transnational Ethnic Groups and Civil Conflict: The Impact of the Karen’s Transnational Ethnic Kin Groups on the KNU Insurgency in Myanmar” (secondary supervisor), 2012-present.

Former UCL PhD students:

Melanie Garson, “The Third Pillar: Supporting Settlements to End Protracted Conflicts” (primary supervisor), 2009-2017. Now at UCL, London.

Hannah Smidt, “The Impact of International Peacekeeping on Election-Related Violence in Post-Civil War Countries” (co-supervisor), 2013-2017. Now at GIGA, Hamburg.


Teaching

I teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in UCL’s Department of Political Science and the European and International Social and Political Studies (EISPS) program:

International Relations Theories (undergraduate). More.

Political Violence and Intrastate Conflicts (undergraduate). More.

IR section of Introduction to European History, Law, Politics and Philosophy (undergraduate). More.

Conflict Resolution and Post-War Development (postgraduate). More.