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Head of Department
Professor Robert Lamb

Head of Department, Professor of Political Philosophy

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Academic staff
Dr Sabiha Allouche

Lecturer

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Stephane Baele

Senior Lecturer in International Studies

Political violence, terrorism, language, international relations theory, security studies.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Susan Banducci

Professor and Director of the Exeter Q-Step Centre, Director of Research

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr David Benson

Associate Professor(Cornwall)

 Environmental politics, policy and governance 
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Gregorio Bettiza

Senior Lecturer in International Relations

Norms and identities, religion, civilizational analysis, international order, international relations theory 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr David Blagden

Senior Lecturer in International Security

Rising powers, realism, international relations theory, economic/military power, UK national security, deterrence.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Nicole Bolleyer

Professor of Comparative Politics

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Aneta Brockhill

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Violence, culture, conflict, occupation, Israel-Palestine conflict 
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Sarah Bulmer

Senior Lecturer (Cornwall)

Critical military studies, feminism, queer theory, veterans transition 
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Ross Carroll

Lecturer

Early Modern Political Thought, Burke, Wollstonecraft, Tocqueville , Emotions in the History of Philosophy, Ridicule and Politics
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Dario Castiglione

Associate Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sergio Catignani

Senior Lecturer in Security and Strategic Studies

Military sociology, civil-military relations, critical military studies, organisational change, military families, military operations, gender and security.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Travis Coan

Senior Lecturer

 Environmental and political communication, climate change politics, Bayesian statistics, machine learning, natural language processing
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sarah Cooper

Lecturer in Politics

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Nicholas Dickinson

Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sefina Dogo Aliyu

Associate Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Michael Dumper

Professor in Middle East Politics

Middle East, religion, conflict, cities, ethno-nationalism, reconciliation 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Claire Dunlop

Professor of Politics and Public Policy

Comparative Public Policy, Epistemic Communities, Evidence-Based Policy, Impact Assessment, LGBT Policies, Knowledge Utilization, Policy Learning, Policy Failure, Regulation, Science and Public Policy, Theories of the Policy Process
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Robin Durie

Senior Lecturer

Health  Healthcare Complexity theory Phenomenology Poststructuralism Time Difference Husserl Bergson Derrida Deleuze Marx Heidegger Communities Engaged research
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Isabelle Engeli

Professor of Public Policy

Comparative Public Policy; Agenda Setting and Policy Process; Policy Design and Implementation; Gender+/Sexual+ Equality Policy; Morality Politics and Policy; Religion and Policy in Europe; Science, Biotechnology and Policy; Comparison in Public Policy
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lise Esther Herman

Lecturer in Politics

 Political Parties; Partisanship; Right-wing Populism; Democratic Theory; European Politics
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Irene Fernandez-Molina

Lecturer in International Relations

International relations of the Global South, foreign policy analysis, constructivism, conflicts, North Africa, EU foreign policy.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Anna Maria Friis

Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Elena Gadjanova

Lecturer

 African politics, ethnicity, ethnic politics, elections, election campaigns, democracy, democratization.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Athanassios Gouglas

Lecturer

Political elites; elite circulation; legislative turnover; parliaments; comparative politics; comparative public policy; European Union politics; European Union policy; Greek politics; Greek policy; political advis*rs; special advisers; ministerial advisers; ministerial cabinets; cabinets ministeriels; knowledge utilization; global governance.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Stephen Greasley

Senior Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Iain Hampsher-Monk

Professor of Political Theory, Joint Editor of History of Political Thought

 History of Political thought, political theory, poltical philosophy, Edmund Burke, philosophy of social science.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Alison Harcourt

Professor

Agenda setting, regulatory competition, soft governance, Europeanisation, policy  convergence, internet governance, standard developing organisations, standards, digital rights, self-regulation, soft governance, transnational activism, lobbying, citizenship.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor John Heathershaw

Professor

Authoritarianism, Armed Conflict, Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, Nonviolence, Transnational political economy, Central Asia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan  
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Oliver James

Professor of Political Science

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lorien Jasny

Senior Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Gabriel Katz

Associate Professor

Quantitative Methods (Bayesian statistics, causal inference, machine learning), Comparative (Latin American) Politics, Political/Electoral Behavior, Political Economy
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Nick Kirsop-Taylor

Lecturer (Cornwall)

 Environmental Politics. Environmental Voluntary Sector. Green State. Environmental Agencies. 
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Ekaterina Kolpinskaya

Lecturer

 Political representation; Religion, ethnicity and politics; Legislative studies; Quantitaitve methods
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sandra Kröger

Senior Lecturer

European Union, European integration theory, Brexit, democratic theory, representation, civil society organisations  
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr David Lewis

Associate Professor

Russia; Authoritarianism; Peacebuilding; Conflict; International Relations
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Beverley Loke

Lecturer in International Relations

International order, Hegemony and Great Power Responsibility, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Global Governance, China-US Relations 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Sarah Drews Lucas

Lecturer

Feminist political theory, agency and identity, social epistemology, contemporary political theory, Hannah Arendt
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Bice Maiguashca

Associate Professor

 national and global left politics, theory and practice of national and global feminisms, populism, social movement activism
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Andrew Massey

Professor of Politics, Associate Dean - Internationalisation and Development

Comparative Public Administration. Public Policy. Governance. Public Sector Reform. Sustainable Development Goals
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Deborah McFarlane

Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

Religion, Politics, Conflict, Peace, South Asia, Gender, Boundaries, Resources
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Amy McKay

Senior Lecturer

Interest groups/pressure groups, Lobbying, Policymaking, Legislatures, Bureaucracy and rulemaking, Health care policy 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Catriona McKinnon

Professor of Political Theory

 Climate justice, climate ethics, intergenerational justice, geoengineering, international criminal law, contemporary liberalism, toleration.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Weeda Mehran

Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Farah Mihlar

Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Shubranshu Mishra

Lecturer

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Alice Moseley

Lecturer in Politics

Behavioural Public Policy, Nudge, Behavioural Public Administration, Political Participation, Civic Engagement, Accountability in Public Services
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Klejda Mulaj

Senior Lecturer

Conflict, security, and peace studies
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr James Muldoon

Lecturer (Cornwall)

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Lieutenant General (Retd) Prof Paul Newton KBE

Chair In Security And Strategy, Director Of Strategy And Security Institute

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Brieg Powel

Lecturer in International Relations

International Relations; historical sociology; global history; multiplicity; Middle East; strategy; military history.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Alex Prichard

Senior Lecturer, Director of Education

Anarchist political thought; International political theory; The ethics and phenomenology of war and violence; Republican political theory; Constitutional politics; Co-production methods in political philosophy
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Jason Reifler

Professor of Political Science

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Martin Robson

Senior Lecturer in Strategic Studies, Academic Director and MStrat Programme Director

Strategy, strategic thought, strategic studies, maritime security, international security. 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lamprini Rori

Lecturer in Politics

Comparative politics, political behaviour, political communication, party politics, elections, campaigns, social-democrats, far right, far left, radicalisation, social media, emotions
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Duncan Russel

Professor

Public policy, environmental policy, climate policy, policy coordination, science-policy interations, policy appraisal
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Clare Saunders

Professor in Politics (Cornwall)

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Andrew Schaap

Associate Professor

Contemporary political theory, democratic theory, agonistic politics, radical democracy, transitional justice, indigenous rights, politics of reconciliation, Hannah Arendt, Jacques Rancière.
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Darren Schreiber

Senior Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Karen Scott

Senior Lecturer

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Professor Jamie Shea

Professor of Strategic Studies

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Sir Steve Smith

University Vice Chancellor, Professor of International Studies

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Dan Stevens

Professor (Cornwall)

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Florian Stoeckel

Lecturer in Politics

Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Comparative Politics with a focus on Europe, European Integration, Quantitative Methods and Experiments
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Doug Stokes

Professor of International Relations, Director of the Centre for Advanced International Studies and Faculty Director of Post-Graduate Research

US foreign policy, Security Studies, Grand Strategy, International Political Economy.  
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Delacey Tedesco

Lecturer (Cornwall)

Global urban transitions, political geography, aesthetics, sovereignty, boundaries
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Eva Thomann

Senior Lecturer

Public Policy Public Administration Policy implementation Europeanization Customization Street-level bureaucracy Accountability
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Owen Thomas

Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations

International Relations; Security; Foreign Policy; Secrecy; Deception; Privacy; Iraq; Transparency; Accountability; War; Violence
Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Catarina Thomson

Senior Lecturer in Security and Strategic Studies

National security; foreign policy; UK and US security elites; political psychology; experimental methods; political behaviour 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Joanie Willett

Senior Lecturer (Education and Research) - Cornwall

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Research staff
Dr Iulia Cioroianu

Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Patricia Correa Vila

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Rick Harmes

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Laszlo Horvath

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 political communication, media, gender, computational social science
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jonathan Kamkhaji

Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Catherine Owen

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

Russia; China; Eurasia; authoritarianism; illiberalism; civic participation; governance; 
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Stephen Quinlan

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Imir Rashid

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Nina Spälti

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Christine Stedtnitz

Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Cheryl Willis

Research Fellow, Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP). Associate Lecturer – Business School (Tourism Management)

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Seungwon Yu

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Associate members
Professor David Armstrong

Emeritus Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr John Ault

Associate Research Fellow

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Dr Roberto Baldoli

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Donald Barr

Honorary Research Associate

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Richard Bellamy

Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Lewys Brace

Associate Lecturer in Data Analysis

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Paul Brassley

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Allan Butler

Visiting Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Peter Carruthers

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Michael Clarke

Associate Director from RUSI, London

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Richard Collins

Honorary Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Adrian Collins

Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Roos den Uyl

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Bruce Doern

Emeritus Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Patrick English

Associate Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Robert Fish

Associate Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Joe Foweraker

Honorary Professor

Democracy, oligarchy, state, comparative, Latin America
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Associate Professor Dr Deborah Goodwin OBE

Honorary Associate Professor

POLM159/163  POLM 164/165, negotiation,  diplomacy,  influence,  persuasion,  human behaviours,  conflict resolution,  understanding,  de-escalation, psychology of influence, mediation, facilitation,  applied skills, leadership
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor David Grey

Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Jack Griffiths

Associate Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Marc Herzog

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Alice Inman

Honorary Research Associate

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Stephen Jarvis

Honorary Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Laura Jones

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Phil le Grice

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Anna Matveeva

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor John McInerney

Emeritus Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Nick Millard

Honorary Visiting Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Martin Moorby

Associate Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Gordon Morris

Honorary Research Associate

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Richard Moyes

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Giovanni Navarria

Visiting Fellow

 Internet, Media, Politics, Networks, Networked Politics, Networked Citizens, Citizens, Citizens power, digital politics.
Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Mansour Nsasra

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Ms Hilary Palmer

Honorary Associate Research Fellow.

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sam Robbins

Honorary fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mark Robins

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Michael Rush

Emeritus Professor of Politics

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Eirini Saratsi

Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Angelos Sepos

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Malcolm Shaw

Visiting Professor

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Richard Soffe

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Nick Sotherton

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Nigel Stone

Honorary Research Associate, Chief Executive Exmoor National Park Authority

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Dr Simon Townsend

Associate Lecturer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mr Bill Tupman

Honorary Research Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Martyn Warren

Honorary University Fellow

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professor Stephen Wilks

Professor of Politics

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Professional Services Staff
Tom Allen

SSIS Student Recruitment Administrator

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Melissa Barrett

Widening Participation Coordinator

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Gemma Bartlett ACIM

Strategic Marketing Campaign Manager

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Kate Blackmore

Outreach Officer- Communications & Corporate Affairs

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Jemma Buddle

Department Administrator, Politics

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Keleigh Burgess

College Administrator

Penryn Campus, Cornwall
Katharine Donachie

Politics Department Administrator

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Francesca Farmer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Mrs Debbie Ironside-Smith

SSI Administration Manager

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Sarah Lucas

Communications and Marketing Officer

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Eleanor Monger

Student Recruitment and Admissions Manager

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Miss Julia Paci

Employability and Outreach Manager

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Emma Reeve

Head of Communications and Marketing

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Laura Shears

Executive Assistant

Streatham Campus, Exeter
James Smith

Business Partner, International Partnerships

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Jane Tanner

Web Marketing Officer (Web Team)

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Graduate Teaching Assistants
Dr Michael Cailes

Teaching Assistant

Streatham Campus, Exeter
Katherine Townsend

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

Streatham Campus, Exeter