Dr Alex Prichard

Research Interests

  • Anarchist political thought
  • International political theory
  • Theories of the ethics of war and violence
  • Republican political theory
  • Co-production as a method for political philosophy

Dr Prichard and Dr Lara Coleman (Sussex) recieved a grant from the Independent Social Research Foundation to develop new methods for co-producing political philosophy with non-expert groups. This project will issue in two papers, co-authored with 10 other academics from accross the UK, drawing on their combined insights from working with a range of social groups from Latin America to Africa, and accross the UK and Europe. 

Research Supervision

I would be happy to supervise graduate and doctoral research in the following areas:

  • Classical and Contemporary International Political Theory
  • Mainstream and Critical International Relations Theory
  • Anarchist Praxis
  • The History of Socialism
  • Normative Approaches to International Relations
  • The History and Historiography of International Relations
  • New materialist international and social theory
  • Global ethics

Research Students

I am happy to supervise doctoral research in all areas of IR theory and Political Theory. 

Completed PhD supervision

  • Biao Zhang, 'Reaon in International Relations: An Historical Image of the Discipline' (with Prof. Iain Hampsher Monk)
  • Tatevik Mnatsakanyan, ‘Silencing and Binding Effects in Foreign Policy Discourse’ (with Dr John Heathershaw)

Current PhD supervision

  • Andreas Karoutas ‘The minority-majority enigma: Resurrecting a political democracy' (with Dr Andy Schaap)