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Dr Neveen Shaaban Abdalla Dr Neveen Shaaban Abdalla
Lecturer in International Relations (Defence and Intelligence)
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+44 (0)1895 266148 Marie Jahoda 234
Dr Oytun Babacan Dr Oytun Babacan
Lecturer in Global Challenges (Global Innovation)
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+44 (0)1895 266613 Gaskell 029
Dr Alison Carrol Dr Alison Carrol
Reader in European History
I am a historian of Modern Europe, and I have worked on various dimensions of the history of borders...
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+44 (0)1895 267980 Marie Jahoda 215
Dr Owen Coggins Dr Owen Coggins
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow
Owen has a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (September 2019 – September 2022), investigating...
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Dr Gareth Dale Dr Gareth Dale
Associate Head (Student Experience & Civic Engagement) / Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
Gareth is Associate Head of the Department of Social and Political Sciences. He worked at Birkbeck, ...
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+44 (0)1895 267298 Marie Jahoda 214
Professor Philip Davies Professor Philip Davies
Professor - Intelligence Studies / Director of BCISS
Although born in England, I took my first two degrees in Canada then returned to pursue my PhD at Re...
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+44 (0)1895 266827 Marie Jahoda 226
Dr Inge Dornan Dr Inge Dornan
Divisional Lead / Senior Lecturer in the History of Race and Gender
Inge Dornan is a teacher and scholar who focuses on histories of race and gender in Britain and the ...
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+44 (0)1895 266831 Marie Jahoda 228
Dr Iain Farquharson Dr Iain Farquharson
Lecturer in Global Challenges
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+44 (0)1895 265169 Marie Jahoda 215
Professor Justin Fisher Professor Justin Fisher
Director of Policy Unit / Professor of Political Science
After nearly three years working in market research, I took my first degree and then moved on to a P...
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+44 (0)1895 266309 Marie Jahoda 208
Dr Martin Folly Dr Martin Folly
Senior Lecturer in International History
I studied for my PhD under Donald Cameron Watt and Antony Best at the London School of Economics, an...
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+44 (0)1895 266823 Marie Jahoda 230
Dr Stuart Fox Dr Stuart Fox
Lecturer in British Politics
Dr Stuart Fox joined the department as a Lecturer in British Politics in 2019. Before that he w...
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+44 (0)1895 267979 Marie Jahoda 221
Dr Kristian Gustafson Dr Kristian Gustafson
Deputy Head of Department / Divisional Lead / Reader
Dr. Gustafson is Reader in Intelligence & War. He is the Deputy Director of BCISS and ...
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+44 (0)1895 265436 Marie Jahoda 218
Dr Katalin Halasz Dr Katalin Halasz
Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow
Katalin joined Brunel University as a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in 2021. Her research ...
Dr Richard Hammond Dr Richard Hammond
Senior Lecturer in War Studies
I am a Senior Lecturer in the History and Politics Division. Prior to this I held positions at King'...
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+44 (0)1895 267528 Marie Jahoda 205
Dr Martin Hansen Dr Martin Hansen
Associate Dean (QA) / Reader - Politics
Dr Martin Ejnar Hansen is a political scientist specialising in Comparative European Politics and Pu...
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+44 (0)1895 267715 Marie Jahoda 220
Professor Matthew Hughes Professor Matthew Hughes
Professor of Military History
Matthew Hughes studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies and at the London School of Eco...
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+44 (0)1895 266872 Marie Jahoda 210
Mrs Mandekh Hussein Mrs Mandekh Hussein
Lecturer (Professional Practice) in Global Challenges
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+44 (0)1895 268400
Professor Jeffrey Karp Professor Jeffrey Karp
Professor - Comparative Politics
Jeffrey Karp is a political scientist specialising in research on public opinion, elections, and pol...
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+44 (0)1895 265632 Marie Jahoda 232
Dr Dan Lomas Dr Dan Lomas
Lecturer in Intelligence and Security Studies
I joined Brunel University as Lecturer in Intelligence & Security Studies in October 2021. Previ...
Dr John Macmillan Dr John Macmillan
Senior Lecturer in International Relations
The inter-disciplinary nature of International Relations has, for me, always been one of the most st...
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+44 (0)1895 266101 Marie Jahoda 216
Professor Kenneth Morgan Professor Kenneth Morgan
Professor - Maritime History
I am primarily an economic and social historian of the British Atlantic world in the ‘long’ eighteen...
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+44 (0)1895 266828 Marie Jahoda 211
Dr Nibedita Mukherjee Dr Nibedita Mukherjee
Lecturer in Global Challenges
Nibedita Mukherjee is  interested in how decisions are shaped in conservation. Her current rese...
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+44 (0)1895 268392
Professor Mark Neocleous Professor Mark Neocleous
Professor - Critique of Political Economy
My current role is Professor of the Critique of Political Economy in the Department of Social and Po...
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+44 (0)1895 266824 Marie Jahoda 206
Professor Julian Petley Professor Julian Petley
Honorary Professor - SPS
During his career, Julian has moved back and forth between working in the media and t...
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+44 (0)1895 265479 Gaskell Building 164
Dr Steve Pickering Dr Steve Pickering
I'm the Director of Undergraduate Programmes in the Division of Politics and History. I am responsib...
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+44 (0)1895 268357 Marie Jahoda 213
Dr Katja Sarmiento-Mirwaldt Dr Katja Sarmiento-Mirwaldt
I completed my PhD in 2007 with the support of the ESRC and the University of Essex. I then joined t...
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+44 (0)1895 267717 Marie Jahoda 219
Dr Manu Savani Dr Manu Savani
Lecturer in Behavioural Public Policy
I am Lecturer in Public Policy, with interests in behavioural public policy and 'nudges', health beh...
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+44 (0)1895 267985 Marie Jahoda 203
Professor Matthew Seligmann Professor Matthew Seligmann
Professor of Naval History
I Joined Brunel as a Reader in 2012 and became a professor in 2015. I am a specialist on intelligenc...
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+44 (0)1895 267261 Marie Jahoda 212
Dr Peter Thomas Dr Peter Thomas
Head of Department / Reader - History of Political Thought
Dr Peter D. Thomas is an historian of political thought, an historian of philosophy and a political ...
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+44 (0)1895 267573 Marie Jahoda 229
Dr James Thomson Dr James Thomson
Honorary Research Fellow - SPS
Doctoral Researcher at the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies at Brunel University ...
Dr Varun Uberoi Dr Varun Uberoi
Reader - Political Theory and Public Policy
I did my doctoral and post-doctoral work at the University of Oxford and I am now Reader in Politica...
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+44 (0)1895 265858 Marie Jahoda 231
Dr Steven Wagner Dr Steven Wagner
Senior Lecturer in International Security
I am an historian of intelligence, security, empire and the modern Middle East. Before coming to Bru...
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+44 (0)1895 268984 Marie Jahoda 217
Dr Hannah Whittaker Dr Hannah Whittaker
Senior Lecturer in African History
Hannah is an historian of modern Africa. Her research is mainly focused on issues relating to coloni...
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+44 (0)1895 267174 Marie Jahoda 225