...an ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Political Sciences and International Studies

Luke Abbs

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis:  Horizontal Inequalities, Intra-State and Social Conflict
Email:  la289@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors:  Dr. Govinda Clayton, Prof. Hugh Miall

Overseas institutional visit:  University of Denver (2016)
 


James Dennis

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis:  It's Better to Light a Candle than to Fantasise About a Sun: Exploring Social Media, Political Participation and Slacktivism.
Email: James.Dennis.2010@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Andrew Chadwick, Prof. Ben O'Loughlin
Personal Webpage: http://dennisdcfc.co.uk/


Muhammad Ehsan

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: Ethnic Minority Political Participation in Europe: An Economic and Social Analysis
Email:  Rakib.Ehsan.2008@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. James Sloam, Dr. Oliver Heath


Rosemary Goddard

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: Explaining the under-representation of women in post-Communist Central and Eastern European Governments 
Email: rg363@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Edward Morgan-Jones, Prof. Richard Sakwa


Matthew Hall

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis: Bureaucracy, Data Collection and Freedom
Email: Matthew.Hall.2012@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Supervisors: Jonathan Seglow, Ben O’Loughlin


Nora Honkala

Organisation: University of Reading

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis: (Mis) Understanding Forced Marriage: International Law, Rights and Their Limits in Asylum-Seeker Women’s Cases
Email: n.a.honkala@reading.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Sandy Ghandhi, Prof. Rosemary Auchmuty, Dr. Samia Bano and Dr. James Green
 


Franziska Hoppen

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: Europe’s New Violence: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Externalisation
Email: fh93@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Stefan Rossbach


Dimitra Kotouza

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: Social Struggles in Greece: Fragmented Subjects and the Class Relation in the Crisis of Restructured Capitalism 
Email: dk230@kent.ac.uk
Supervisors: Dr. Iain MacKenzie 

Overseas Fieldwork:  Greece


Kirandeep Purewal

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis: Inspiring, Mentoring and Engaging Young People: Testing Social Psychological Theory to Evaluate Strategies to Reduce Prejudice and Strengthen Social Cohesion
Email: kkp2@kent.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Prof. Dominic Abrams, Dr. Rachel Calogero

Collaborator:  Ann Frank Trust


 


Amy Smith

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies
Thesis: Communication Control & Campaigning: Explaining elite control of political communication in the new media environment during the 2015 UK general election 
Email: Amy.Smith.2011@live.rhul.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Ben O'Loughlin, Prof. Andrew Chadwick


Benjamin Turner

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Email: bt205@kent.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Dr. Iain Mackenzie
Link to personal page: https://kent.academia.edu/BenTurner 


Ellen Watts

Organisation: Royal Holloway

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: Celebrity and the Performance of Ordinariness as Resources in Political Communication: Elite Strategies and Public Responses 
Email: Ellen.Watts.2012@live.rhul.ac.uk
Supervisors: Prof. Andrew Chadwick, Prof. Ben O’Loughlin


Robert Alan Edward Wilson

Organisation: Univeristy of Kent

Pathway: Politics and International Relations

Thesis: Migration, Citizenship, and Mutual Benefit: Tensions in Western Liberalism

Email: raew3@kent.ac.uk

Supervisor(s) Name: Dr Charles Devellennes, Dr Adrian Pabst, Dr Iain Mackenzie


Gwen Wordingham

Organisation: University of Kent

Pathway: Political Science & International Studies 
Thesis: The Failed State, Nationality and International Law: A comparison of non-sovereignty discourses and their effects on human rights among conflict victim groups
Email: gw224@kent.ac.uk 
Supervisors: Ruth Blakeley, Anne Hammerstad

Overseas Fieldwork:  Kenya