- Position :
- Department :
- International Affairs
- Nationality :
- United Kingdom
- Languages :
- English, Portuguese, Spanish, French
- Education :
PhD, London School of Economics, 2009
MSc, University of London, 2005
BSc, London School of Economics, 1998
- Teaching :
Adjunct Professor, Vesalius College, 2019
Assistant Professor, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, 2016-2018
Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 2013-2016
Lecturer, University of Kurdistan-Hewler, 2012-2013
Graduate Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics, 2006-2007
- Research area(s) :
- Rising/Emerging Powers
- International Relations
- Middle East Politics
- Conflict and Peace Studies
- Research Project(s) :
Rising Powers and Conflict in the Middle East
- Selected Publications :
- Rising Powers and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1947 (Lexington, 2018)
- [with Ted Goertzel] Presidential Leadership in the Americas since Independence (Lexington, 2016)
Peer-reviewed journal articles
- Building Ties across the Green Line: The Palestinian 15 March youth movement in Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territory in 2011. Third World Quarterly, 38(1), 2016.
- Assessing Palestinian economic exchange across the Green Line. Middle East Critique, 25(1), 2016.
- Explaining Beijing’s shift from active to passive engagement in relation to the Arab-Israeli conflict. Sociology of Islam, 4, 2016.
- An end to poverty in Brazil? An assessment of the Lula and Rousseff governments’ poverty reduction and elimination strategies. Journal of Policy Practice, 12(3), 2013.
- [with Imad Sayarafi and Shatha Abu Srour] Inclusion or Transformation? An early assessment of an empowerment project for disabled people in occupied Palestine. Disability & Society, 28(6), 2013.
- The use and limitations of conflict analysis: The case of the UNDP in the occupied Palestinian territory. Conflict, Security and Development, 12(4), 2012.
- Hamas and its Vision of Development. Third World Quarterly, 33(3), 2012.
- How do Palestinians perceive China’s rise? In China’s Presence in the Middle East: The Implications of the One Belt, One Road Initiative. Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Niv Horesh, eds. Routledge, 2018.
- Pulling their Punches: BRIC foreign policies in the Middle East. In Great Powers and Geopolitics: International Affairs in a Re-Balancing World. Aharon Klieman, ed. Springer, 2015.
- The South American right after ‘the end of history.’ In Right-wing Politics in the New Latin America: Reaction and Revolt. Francisco Dominguez, Geraldine Lievesley, Steve Ludlam, eds. Zed Books, 2011.
- Brazil: third ways in the Third World. In Reclaiming Latin America: Experiments in Radical Social Democracy. Steve Ludlam and Geraldine Lievesley, eds. Zed Books, 2009.
- Honours & Awards :
LSE Middle East Centre’s Academic Collaboration with Arab Universities Programme Grant, 2017-19.
American Political Science Association Middle East and North Africa Collaborative Alumni Grant, 2014-15.
American Political Science Association Middle East and North Africa Fellowship Alumni Grant, 2014-15.
American Political Science Association Middle East and North Africa Fellow, 2013-14.
LSE Research Studentship, 2006-08.
Economics of Latin America Studentship (LSE), 2006-07.
London University Convocation Trust Award, 2005.
Institute for the Study of the Americas Bursary, 2005.