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Professor Benjamin Lauderdale

Ben Lauderdale
Head of Department and Professor of Political Science 

Professor Lauderdale's research is focused on the measurement of political preferences from survey, voting, network and text data.

Room: 1.06, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Emailb.lauderdale@ucl.ac.uk

 

 


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Dr Seebal Aboudounya

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Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in International Development

Dr Aboudounya's research interests include: International Relations, International Development, International Institutions, The International Maritime Organization and African Affairs.

Room: 2.08, 36-38 Gordon Square.
Emails.aboudounya@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr M. Rodwan Abouharb

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Associate Professor in International Relations

Dr Rod Abouharb's research examines processes that affect the civility of relations between government and its citizens. 

Room: 2.01, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4922 (x24922)
Emailm.abouharb@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Valentina Amuso

Valentina Amuso
Lecturer (Teaching) in Political Economy and Comparative Politics

Valentina teaches International Political Economy and her research addresses trade, technology and innovation.

Room: 2.07, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: v.amuso@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Dr Samer Anabtawi

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Lecturer in Comparative Politics 

Dr Anabtawi's research focuses on the study of authoritarianism, contentious politics, domestic and transnational LGBTIQ+ movements, law and society, and Palestinian politics.

Room: 2.02, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: s.anabtawi@ucl.ac.uk

 

Molly Anders

Research Fellow; Research Impact, Communication and Engagement Lead; Partner Activation Consultant for the Development Engagement Lab

Molly is currently researching public attitudes toward global poverty working alongside the Development Engagement Lab team.

Email: m.anders@ucl.ac.uk

 

Phillip Ayoub

Professor Phillip Ayoub
Professor of International Relations

Prof Ayoub's research focusses on transnational politics, sexuality and gender, norm diffusion, and the study of social movements.

Room: 2.01, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: p.ayoub@ucl.ac.uk

 

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Professor Kristin M Bakke

Professor in Political Science and International Relations

Professor Bakke’s research explores political mobilization, conflict dynamics, and wartime legacies.

Tel: +44 (0)203 108 9295
Email: kmbakke@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Lucy Barnes

Associate Professor in Comparative Politics

Dr Barnes research focuses on the politics of economic policymaking in western democracies.

Room: 3.06, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: l.barnes@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Professor Richard Bellamy

Professor of Political Science

Richard's research combines intellectual history, analytical legal and political philosophy and comparative politics.

Room: 3.15, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: r.bellamy@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Dr Jack Blumenau

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Associate Professor in Political Science & Quantitative Research Methods

Room:
 2.06, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 8878 (x28878)
Email: j.blumenau@ucl.ac.uk
 


 

Dr Inken von Borzyskowski

Associate Professor in Global Policy & International Relations

Dr. von Borzyskowski's research focuses on international organizations, democracy assistance, and election violence.

Room: 2.06 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: i.borzyskowski@ucl.ac.uk 

 

Dr Zeynep Bulutgil

Associate Professor in International Relations

Dr Bulutgil’s research focuses on political violence, ethnic mobilization, and religion and politics.

Email: zbulutgil@ucl.ac.uk


 

Shuk Ying Chan

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Lecturer in Political Theory

Ying's research sits at the intersection of 20th century anticolonial thought, contemporary theories of global justice; questions of empire and race; and ideas of equality and self-determination.

Room: B13, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: shuk.ying.chan@ucl.ac.uk 

 

Nidhi Chaudhary

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Lecturer (Teaching) in PPEA and Public Policy

Nidhi’s research interests include policy evaluation, innovation and technology policy and innovation capability development and accumulation in firms in developing countries.
Room: 4.01, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: nidhi.chaudhary@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Simon Chin-Yee

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Lecturer (Teaching) in International Development

Dr Simon Chin-Yee’s research is on climate change, conflict and vulnerable populations on the African Continent.

Room: 2.08, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: s.chin-yee@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Professor David Coen

Professor of Public Policy, Vice Dean International SHS, Director of Global Governance Institute 

Professor Coen's research addresses EU business lobbying strategies and the consequences for EU institutional development.

Room: 3.01, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 0207 679 4967
Email: d.coen@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Sarah Correia

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Lecturer (Teaching) in International Relations & Undergraduate Tutor

Email: 
s.correia@ucl.ac.uk
 

 


 

Dr Helen Brown Coverdale

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Lecturer (Teaching) in Political Theory

Helen’s research interests include the moral dimensions of interactions between individuals and the state.

Room: 2.08, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: h.coverdale@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Kate Cronin-Furman

Associate Professor in Human Rights

Dr Cronin-Furman studies mass atrocities and human rights.

Room: 3.02, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: k.cronin-furman@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Dr Noele Crossley

Lecturer (Teaching) in International Organisations & International Security 

Noele’s research interests are in the areas of international security and peace and conflict studies.

Room: 2.07, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: noele.crossley@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Peter Dinesen

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Professor of Political Science

Peter's research focuses on how individuals form beliefs and attitudes about other people, politics and society at large

Room: 2.04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: p.dinesen@ucl.ac.uk

 

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Dr Cathy Elliott

Associate Professor (Teaching) and Vice Dean Education, Social and Historical Sciences

Cathy's current work explores the politics of the British "new nature writing" which she argues promotes a politics of enchantment.

Room: 3.08, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4990
Email: cathy.elliott@ucl.ac.uk
 

Professor Marc Esteve

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Professor of Public Management

Professor Esteve’s primary research interests have focused on understanding how individual characteristics influence decision making, specifically in interorganizational collaborations.

Room: 1.04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: marc.esteve@ucl.ac.uk

 

Thomas Fieldhouse

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Research Fellow & Network Coordinator

Thomas leads the Constitution Unit's collaborations with other research-focused organisations and supports effective two-way engagement with relevant policymakers and commentators. 

Room: 2.01, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: t.fieldhouse@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Veronika Fikfak

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Associate Professor in International Law  

Dr Fikfak's research interests lie in the fields of international law, human rights, and public law.

Room: 3.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: v.fikfak@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Jared Finnegan

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Lecturer in Public Policy

Dr Finnegan studies the comparative political economy of the high-income democracies. His research investigates how governments, voters, and business understand and address long-term societal challenges, particularly climate change.

Room: 4.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: j.finnegan@ucl.ac.uk 


 

Dr Tom Fleming

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Lecturer in British and Comparative Politics

Dr Fleming's research focuses largely on legislative politics, from both a British and comparative perspective.

Room: 3.01, 31Tavistock Sq.
Telephone: 020 3108 1879 (Internal: 51879)
Email: tom.fleming@ucl.ac.uk 

 

Dr Melanie Garson

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Associate Professor (Teaching) in International Conflict Resolution & International Security

Melanie's work focuses on the intersection of the impact of new and emerging technologies on the future of international relations and international security, as well as the  effective negotiation and mediation of international agreements.

Room: 3.01, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: m.garson@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Thomas Gift

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Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre on US Politics (CUSP)

Thomas's research and teaching interests include US politics, public policy, and applications of survey and experimental methods.

Room: G.04, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 31080 9274 (x59274)
Email: t.gift@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Noga Glucksam

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in International Security & Foreign Policy

Dr Glucksam’s research focuses on post-conflict transitions, conflict resolution, peacebuilding, reconciliation and transitional justice.

Room: 3.07, 29/30 Tavistock Sq
Email: n.glucksam@ucl.ac.uk
 

Dr Fergus Green

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Lecturer in Political Theory & Public Policy

Dr Green's research traverses political theory, political economy, public policy and law. Much of his work is concerned with the transition to a low-carbon economy. 

Room: 3.01, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: fergus.green@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Adam Harris

Associate Professor in Development Politics

Dr. Harris’ research investigates and seeking to challenge the dominant narratives around ethnic voting.

Room: 1.04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 020 7612 6927 (x06927)
Email: adam.s.harris@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Alexandra Hartman

Alexandra Hartman
Associate Professor of Political Science

Dr Hartman's research focuses on the political economy of institutions in fragile states.

Room: 2.05, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: alexandra.hartman@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Friederike Hartz

Research Assistant 

Friederike’s research is in the evolution and political dynamics regarding non-economic losses of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) as well as climate-related migration and climate security.

Room: 2.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: f.hartz@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Robert Hazell

Professor of Government and the Constitution

Professor Robert Hazell’s research includes covers the whole of the constitutional reform agenda.

Room: 3.02, 29 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 0207 679 9349 
Email: r.hazell@ucl.ac.uk

 

Kaleigh Heard

Kaleigh Heard

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Human Rights

Room:
3.07 29-31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: kaleigh.heard@ucl.ac.uk

 


 

Dr Tim Hicks

Associate Professor in Public Policy

Dr Hicks studies a range of issues falling within comparative politics, public policy, and comparative political economy.

Room: 3.06, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 9582 (x59582)
Emailt.hicks@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Dan Honig

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Associate Professor of Public Policy

Dr Honig's research focuses on the relationship between organizational structure, management practice, and performance in public agencies. 

Room: 3.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 1877
Email: dan.honig@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Gerda Hooijer 

Lecturer in Comparative Political Economy

Dr Hooijer's research interests include comparative political economy, comparative social policy, and immigration.

Room: 3.07, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: g.hooijer@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Jeffrey Howard

Associate Professor of Political Theory

Dr Howard writes on a variety of moral challenges facing citizens and policymakers. 

Room: 1.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 0203 108 6939
Email: jeffrey.howard@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Jennifer Hudson

Professor of Political Behaviour and Dean for the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences

Professor Hudson has published on a wide range of topics analysing elite and mass political behaviour, including engagement with development; support for foreign aid; and parliamentary campaigns.


Emailjennifer.hudson@ucl.ac.uk

 

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Memta Ramchand Jagtiani

Associate (Lecturer) in Quantitative Research Methods

Memta's research explores the relationship between social media and mental health

Room: 1-19, Torrington Place
Email: memta.jagtiani.15@ucl.ac.uk


 

Lisa James

Research Fellow

Lisa works as a research fellow on the Constitutional Principles and the Health of Democracy project.

Room: 2.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 9809
Email: l.james@ucl.ac.uk

 

Maiyoraa Jeyabraba

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Research Assistant

Research Assistant working on the ESRC-funded project “Documentation & Denial: The Fight To Expose Mass Atrocities.”

Room: 2.02, 39 Gordon Sq.
Email: uctqm97@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Roland Kappe

Lecturer in Political Economy
Dr Kappe’s research interests includes political economy, comparative politics, public opinion and elections, as well as education and social policy.

Room: 2.01, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4725 (x24725)
Email: r.kappe@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Beatriz Kira

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Research Fellow
Dr Kira is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Law & Regulation, working with the Online Speech Project (OSP)

Room: 2.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq. 
Email: b.kira@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Maki Kimura

Lecturer (Teaching) in Gender and Politics

Dr Kimura's research include gender and racial equality, and social justice.
 

Room: 3.07, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: maki.kimura@ucl.ac.uk

 

Julia Kreienkamp

Research Assistant, Global Governance Institute

Julia’s research focuses on the global governance of human rights, health and climate change.

Room: 3.11, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 0203 108 9290
Email: j.kreienkamp@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Sarabajaya Kumar

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Associate Professor (Teaching) in Voluntary Sector Policy and Leadership

Dr Kumar's research interests are in accountability, governance, ehical leadership, intersectionality and equality.

Email: sarabajaya.kumar@ucl.ac.uk


 

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Dr Kavita Maya

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Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Qualitative Research Methods

Dr Maya's research interests are in antiracist feminist politics, race, gender and spirituality, inequalities and power relations in everyday life.

Email: k.maya@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Moritz Marbach

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Associate Professor in Data Science & Public Policy

Dr Marbach is a political methodologist studying how demographic change shapes, and is shaped by, politics in advanced democracies.

Room: 3.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: m.marbach@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Richard McMahon

Lecturer (Teaching) in EU Politics

Dr McMahon’s research concentrates on the ways people think about Europe and nations and how this has an effect on politics.

Room: 2.08, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: r.mcmahon@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Emily McTernan

Associate Professor in Political Theory 

Dr McTernan’s research defends the fundamental and pervasive significance of social norms within political philosophy.

Room: 4.02, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: e.mcternan@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Saladin Meckled-Garcia

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Associate Professor in Human Rights and Political Philosophy

Dr Meclad-Garcia’s research focuses on finding the links between adopting different ethical theories and the upshots that this has for what we do in practice.

Room: 2.03, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4947 
Email: s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Nils Metternich

Professor in International Relations

Professor Metternich's current research interests include authoritarian regimes, protests, and civil wars with a methodological focus on forecasting, spatial econometrics, and network analysis.

Room: 2.05, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4974 (x24974)
Email: 
n.metternich@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Neil Mitchell 

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Emeritus Professor of International Relations

Professor Mitchell’s current work is on conflict, human rights and the role of non-state actors.

Room: 3.02, 29 Tavistock Sq.
Email: n.mitchell@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Jonathan Monten 

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Associate Professor of Political Science
Dr Monten's research and teaching interests are in the areas of international relations, international security, and U.S. foreign policy. 


Room: G.02, 31 Tavistock Square
Telephone: 020 3108 9296 (x59296)
Email: j.monten@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Paolo Morini

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Morini's research is concerned with quantitative and experimental approaches to public attitudes and opinions on poverty and inequality within rich and poor countries, and public support to tackle them. 

Room: 2.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: p.morini.11@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Ali Naghieh

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Lecturer (Teaching) in Public Management


Email: 
a.naghieh@ucl.ac.uk
 

 


 

Dr Julie Norman

Julie Norman
Associate Professor (Teaching) in Politics and International Relations

Dr. Norman’s research and teaching interests include political violence, conflict, security, and resistance, with a focus on Middle East politics, US politics, and US foreign policy.

Room: G04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Emailjulie.norman@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Tom O'Grady

Associate Professor in Quantitative Political Science 

Dr O'Grady's research focuses on political economy, political behaviour and political parties in the UK and Europe.

Room: 2.06, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: t.o'grady@ucl.ac.uk 

 

Dr Michal Ovádek

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Lecturer in European Institutions, Politics and Policy

Michal's research focuses on the interaction of law and politics in the European Union, both in the judicial and the legislative arena. 

Room: B.13, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: m.ovadek@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Marina Cino Pagliarello

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Capstones

Marina's research interests are in public policy, with a keen focus on social policies.

Room: 3.07, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: m.pagliarello@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Avia Pasternak

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Professor in Political Theory

Dr Pasternak's research explores the collective responsibility of citizens for their state’s unjust policies, protests, and state’s wrongdoings.

Room: 3.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 9301 (x59301)
Email: avia.pasternak@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Tom Pegram

Associate Professor of Global Governance

Dr Pegram's research interests include the theoretical and empirical study of global politics, global policy implementation, and complex system dynamics.

Room: 3.02, 36-38 Gordon Sq. 
Email: t.pegram@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Denny Pencheva

Lecturer (Teaching) in European Politics and Political Science

Dr Pencheva's research interests are within the field of European and British Politics, with a particular emphasis on Euroscepticism, Brexit, migration, labour and welfare policies.

Email: d.pencheva@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Michael Plouffe

Lecturer in International Political Economy

Dr Plouffe's research focuses on the interactions between political and economic institutions and the incentives, preferences, and activities of private-sector actors.

Room: G.04, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 9273 (x59273)
Email: michael.plouffe@ucl.ac.uk
 

Professor Lauge Poulsen

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Professor in International Relations and Law

Professor Poulsen works on the theory and practice of economic diplomacy, with a particular focus on international business and international economic law.

Room: G.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 9297 (x59297)
Email: l.poulsen@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Colin Provost

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Dr Provost’s research focuses on regulatory governance and regulatory compliance on state and federal regulation in the United States.

Room: 3.06, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4903
Email: c.provost@ucl.ac.uk

 

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Professor Claudio Radaelli

Professor of Public Policy - on work leave

A political scientist specialised in public policy, Claudio’s research interests include the policy process of the European Union, the effects of EU policies on the Member States, and the roles and usages of expertise. 

Email: c.radaelli@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Dr Aparna Ravi

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Lecturer (Teaching), International Political Economy 

Aparna's research broadly focuses on globalisation and emerging markets, with an emphasis on foreign direct investment, development finance, and labour in global supply chains.

Room: 2.07 36-38 Gordon Square
Email: a.ravi@uacl.ac.uk

 

Professor Alan Renwick

Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit

Professor Renwick's research focuses on the mechanisms through which citizens can engage in formal democratic politics and policy-making.

Room: 3.15, 29–30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 0207 679 4987
Email: a.renwick@ucl.ac.uk
 

Julia De Romemont

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Lecturer (Teaching) in Quantitative Research Methods

Email: 
j.romemont@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

 

 

Professor Meg Russell

Professor of British and Comparative Politics and Director of the Constitution Unit

Professor Russell is responsible for most of the Constitution Unit's research on the British parliament.

Room: 2.03, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 3108 6967
Email: meg.russell@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Behar Sadriu

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Lecturer (Teaching) in International Relations & International Public Policy

Dr Sadriu’s current research interests lay in the domestic sources of foreign policy, secessionist movements, narrative theory and the politics of the post-Ottoman world.

Email: behar.sadriu.11@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr J-P Salter

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Associate Professor (Teaching) in Public Policy

Dr Salter's research interests include regulatory politics.

Room: G04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: john-paul.salter@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Luis Schenoni

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Lecturer in International Relations
 

Dr Schenoni's research explores the determinants of international conflict and its effects on the dynamics of state formation, with a particular focus on Latin America.  

Room: 4.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: luis.schenoni@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Christian Schuster

Professor in Public Management

Dr Schuster’s research include people analytics and people management in government.

Room: 1.02, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Email: c.schuster@ucl.ac.uk

 

Andrew Scott

Lecturer (Teaching) Public Policy

Andrew's research interests are in public policy and energy and enviromental politics.

Room: 106, 36-38 Gordon Square
Email: andrew.scott@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Mike Seiferling 

Lecturer in Public Finance

Mike's research is focused on the links between macroeconomics, finance, accounting, and political science.

Room: 3.01, 29/30 Tavistock Sq. 
Email: 
m.seiferling@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Judith Spirig

Lecturer in Political Science

Dr Spirig’s research studies the determinants and consequences of exclusionary immigration attitudes, judicial behaviour and quasi-experimental research designs.

Room: 3.04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: j.spirig@ucl.ac.uk


 

Dr Indraneel Sircar

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Lecturer (Teaching) in Quantitative Research Methods and Political Science
Dr Sircar's research focusses on the impact of EU integration (“Europeanization”) on the reform of environmental governance and the rule of law in the Western Balkans, primarily Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia.

Room: 1.06, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Tel: +44 20 3108 1876
Email: i.sircar@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Sherrill Stroschein

Reader in Politics 

Dr. Stroschein's research examines the politics of ethnicity in democratic and democratising states, especially democratic processes in states with mixed ethnic or religious populations. 

Room: 2.10, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: s.stroschein@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Bugra Susler

Lecturer (Teaching) in International Organisations and International Conflict and Cooperation

Bugra’s research includes policy analysis, global conflicts and international cooperation in the Middle East.

Room: 2.07, 36-38 Gordon Sq. 
Email: B.Susler@ucl.ac.uk

 

Professor Adam Swift

Professor of Political Theory/Political Philosophy
After early work on the communitarian critique of liberalism, Adam's interest in combining political theory with empirical social science led to projects interrogating social mobility data, and people’s beliefs about social justice, from a normative perspective.

Room: 4.01, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4945 (x24945)
Email: adam.swift@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Katerina Tertytchnaya

Associate Professor in Comparative Politics (UG)

Dr Tertytchnaya’s research involves how nondemocratic incumbents use propaganda and nonviolent repression to lower the costs of staying in power drawing evidence on Russia.

Room: 2.02, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: k.tertytchnaya@ucl.ac.uk

 

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Professor Lisa Vanhala

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Professor of Political Science

Professor Vanhala is interested in the politics of climate change and the socio-legal study of human rights and equality issues. 

Room: 3.03, 31 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4984 (x24984)
Email: l.vanhala@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr Manuel Vogt

Associate Professor in International Security

Dr Vogt's research focues on non-state actors and contentious politics in developing countries.

Room: 3.01, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: m.vogt@ucl.ac.uk
 

 

Dr Noah Walker-Crawford

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Research Fellow

Noah's work focusses on the knowledges and notions of responsibility at stake in discussions about climate change. 

Room: 2.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Emailn.walker-crawford@ucl.ac.uk
 

Dr Peter Warren

Peter Warren
Lecturer (Teaching) in Energy and Climate Policy
Dr. Warren's interests are in international climate policy and finance, business sustainability, energy policy, climate innovation and international development from a climate change perspective.

Room: 3.07 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Emailpeter.warren@ucl.ac.uk 
 

 

Professor Albert Weale  

Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy
Professor Weale's most recent book (Modern Social Contract Theoryexplores the variety of forms modern social contract theory has taken.
 
Room: 4.02, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Tel: 020 7679 4993 (x24993)
Email: a.weale@ucl.ac.uk

 

Dr John Wilesmith

Lecturer (Teaching) in Political Theory 

Dr Wilesmith's research interests are in contemporary analytical political theory, with a focus on social justice, egalitarianism, normative democratic theory and political economy.

Room: 3.07 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
Email: john.wilesmith@ucl.ac.uk 

 

Dr Eleanor Woodhouse

Lecturer in Public Policy

Dr Woodhouse’s research includes comparative politics, public administration and public policy.

Room: 3.04, 36-38 Gordon Sq.
Email: eleanor.woodhouse@ucl.ac.uk


 

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Dr Kalina Zhekova

Lecturer (Teaching) in Advanced Qualitative Methods & Graduate Tutor

 

Email: kalina.zhekova@ucl.ac.uk

 


Our PGTAs 
 

Jente Althuis

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Email: jente.althuis@ucl.ac.uk

 

Devran Gulel

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Email: d.gulel@ucl.ac.uk

 

Natasha Osben

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emailn.osben@ucl.ac.uk

 

Álvaro Passi-Solar

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emailalvaro.passi.17@ucl.ac.uk

 

Antonis Ragkousis

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emaila.ragkousis@ucl.ac.uk

 

Blair Welsh

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emailb.welsh@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

Nuve Yazgan

Senior Post Graduate Teaching Assistant

Emailn.yazgan@ucl.ac.uk