People

Jef Huysmans
Convenor
Professor of International Politics (Queen Mary). Research interests: International Political Sociology, the politics of insecurity, mobility, the political life of methods.
Hesham Shafick 
Convenor
PhD Candidate & Teaching Associate (Queen Mary). Research Interests: social movements, (non)violence, feminist epistemologies, epistemology of ignorance, Egypt.
Katharine T. Weatherhead
Convenor
PhD Candidate (Queen Mary). Research interests: EU law and politics, irregular migration, asylum, human rights, knowledge creation.
Alvina Hoffmann
Convenor
PhD Candidate & Teaching Associate (King's College London). Research Interests: International Political Sociology, feminist and postcolonial approaches, critical geopolitics, citizenship, political subjectivity.
Audrey Alejandro
Convenor
Assistant Professor of Qualitative Text Analysis (London School of Economics). Research interests: discourse, knowledge, Eurocentrism, climate resilience, methodology.
Andonea Dickson
PhD Candidate & Teaching Associate (Queen Mary). Research interests: maritime borders, militarisation, security, mobility
Claudia Aradau
Professor of International Politics (King's College London). Research interests: critical security studies, anticipatory security practices, critical methods in IR, (big) data and algorithms.
Didier Bigo
Professor of International Relations (King's College London). Research interests: security and liberty, biometrics identifiers and databases, merging of internal security and external securitym migrants and refugees in Europe, critical security studies.
Elspeth Guild
Jean Monnet Professor of Law (Queen Mary). Research interests: migration, human rights, surveillance.
Engin Isin
Professor of International Politics (Queen Mary). Research interests: citizens, migrants, borders, refugees.  
Joao Pontes Nogueira
Professor of International Relations (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro). Research interests: global governance, international humanitarian practices, the politics of peacemaking, fracturing IR.
Lucile Maertens
Lecturer in Political Science and International Relations (Laussanne). Research interests: critical security studies, international organisations, environmental politics, Haiti.
Vivienne Jabri
Professor of International Politics (King's College London). Research Interests: war and political violence in the government of populations, cosmopolitanism and the ‘international’ as political space, gender theory, identity/difference and postcolonial theory.