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People

 in the Department of International Relations

 

Academic staff

Dr. Kirsten Ainley
Assistant Professor

k.a.ainley@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7107 5118
Room: CLM.7.07
Research interests: International political theory; international ethics; politics of international law; humanitarian intervention; human rights.
Office hours: 
Mondays 12.30-13.30
Mondays 14.15-15.15
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You or email for an appointment at other times.

LSE experts 


 

Professor J. Chris Alden
Professor of International Relations

j.c.alden@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7386
Room: CLM.5.13
Research interests: Foreign policy analysis; African interstate relations; south-south relations, post-conflict peace building.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 13.15-14.15
Wednesdays 14.00-15.00
Please sign up on office door.

LSE experts 


 

Dr. Tarak Barkawi
Associate Professor (Reader)

t.k.barkawi@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7526
Room: CLM.4.07
Research interests: War and Society; Postcolonial Thought; Empire and Imperialism; Globalization and World History; Historical Sociology.
Office hours: 
Tarak is happy to meet with students at any time.  To arrange a meeting please email him on tarak.barkawi@gmail.com

On leave 2017-18

Personal website


 

Dr. Martin Bayly
Postdoctoral Fellow

m.j.bayly@lse.ac.uk
Room: TBC
Research interests: Contemporary International Relations theory; constructivism; history, empire, and IR; Afghanistan and South Asia; the disciplinary history of IR; expertise, knowledge, and foreign policy.
Office hours: Wednesdays 09.00-11.00
Book via email or online sign-up on LSE for You

Personal website

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Federica Bicchi
Associate Professor

f.c.bicchi@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7987
Room: CLM.4.13
Research interests: European foreign policy; EU relations with Mediterranean countries and the Middle East; the role of knowledge in policy-making within the EU.
Office hours: On leave 2017-18

LSE experts


 

Dr. Alexandra-Maria Bocse
Fellow

a.bocse@lse.ac.uk
Room: TBC
Research interests: International and regional governance, the European Union and Eastern Europe, international energy and environmental politics, energy security and emerging security challenges.
Office hours: TBC

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Professor William Callahan
Professor of International Relations

w.callahan@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 6973
Room: CLM.5.07
Research interests: Identity and security; culture and politics; post-structural IR theory; global politics of China; East Asian IR; Chinese nationalism; India-China relations; Chinese and East Asian IR theory.
Office hours: 
Mondays 11.00-12.00, 
Thursdays 14.00-15.00. 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Personal website
LSE experts 


 

Professor Jeffrey Chwieroth
Professor of International Relations

j.m.chwieroth@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7209
Room: CLM.5.11
Research interests: International political economy of money and finance; International organisations, especially the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank; Sovereign Wealth Funds; Hedge Funds; Economic norms and ideas; Cross-national policy diffusion; Emerging Markets.
Office hours: on buyout, 2016-19 inclusive

LSE experts
Personal website 


 

Professor Christopher Coker
Professor of International Relations

c.coker@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7387
Room: CLM.5.09
Research interests: US foreign policy; Atlantic Alliance and UK defence policy in the 1990s; war and civil conflict.
Office hours: Please sign up for an appointment on the sign-up sheet outside his office.

LSE experts

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students 


 

Dr. Florence Dafe
Fellow

f.dafe@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.10
Research interests: Political economy of development; structural power of business; political economy of financial regulation; political economy of central bank policy; politics of sovereign debt in developing and emerging economies; green finance.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 15.30-16.30
Thursdays 15.30-16.30
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Katerina Dalacoura
Associate Professor

k.dalacoura@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7398
Room: CLM.4.11
Research interests: Democracy and human rights in the Middle East with special emphasis on Egypt, Iran and Turkey; Western policy and the Middle East; political Islam; the international politics of culture and religion with particular reference to Islam.
Office hours:
Mondays 11.00-12.00
Tuesdays 15.00-16.00
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE experts
MENARA project


 

Dr Matthew Dixon
David Davies of Llandinam Research Fellow (DINAM)

m.dixon@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.05
Research interests: TBC

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Professor Toby Dodge
Professor of International Relations
also Head of Middle East Centre

b.t.dodge@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 6176
Room: CLM.6.10
Research interests: The post-colonial state in the international system; the politics of intervention and regime change;counter-insurgency, civil war and political violence; Iraq and the International Relations of the Middle East. 
Office hours: 
Thursdays 14.30-15.30. 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE experts
Personal webpage 


 

Dr. Spyros Economides
Associate Professor
also in The European Institute

s.economides@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7384
Room: COW.2.07
Research interests: European foreign policy; European security and defence; International politics of Southeastern Europe; ex-Yugoslavia.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 11.30-12.30, 
Thursdays 11.30-12.30. 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE experts
Personal webpage


 

Dr. Robert Falkner
Associate Professor (Reader)

r.falkner@lse.ac.uk
+44(0)20 7955 6347
Room: TW2.11.01F
Research interests: International political economy, especially global environmental politics; trade policy, global governance and global firms in world politics.
Office hours: 
By appointment - please email Dr Falkner.

LSE experts
Personal website
Twitter


 

Professor Fawaz A. Gerges
Professor of International Relations

f.gerges@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7393
Room: CLM.4.06
Research interests: Arab and Muslim politics in the 20th century; mainstream Islamist movements and jihadist groups; religion, oil and politics; American foreign policies towards the Muslim world; the international relations of the Middle East; the Arab-Israeli conflict; authoritarianism and democratic transition.
Office hours: TBC

LSE experts
Personal website


 

Dr. Jurgen Haacke
Associate Professor
also Director of Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

j.haacke@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 7955 7399
Room: CLM.7.09
Research interests: Security and international politics of Southeast Asia, ASEAN, East Asian regionalism, Burma/Myanmar; foreign policy analysis.
Office hours: Varies from week to week. Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE experts


 

Dr. Yuna Han
Fellow

y.c.han@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.02
Research interests: politics of international law, international criminal justice, international courts, human rights, sovereignty, transitional justice, International Relations theory
Office hours:
Mondays 14.00-15.00
Wednesdays 10.00-11.00
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Martin Hearson
Fellow

m.hearson@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.04 
Research interests: International tax, developing countries, global economic governance, foreign direct investment.
Office hours: 
Mondays 13.30-14.30
Thursdays 09.30-10.30
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE experts
Personal website

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Mr. Mark Hoffman
Associate Professor

m.hoffman@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7101 5197
Room: OLD.1.09
Research interests: Contemporary international relations theory; conflict analysis; mediation in international and civil conflicts.
Office hours: On leave 2017-18

LSE experts 


 

Professor Chris Hughes
Professor of International Relations

c.r.hughes@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 6157
Room: 95A.1.15
Research interests: Asia-Pacific international politics; Chinese foreign policy and international relations; Chinese nationalism; PRC-Taiwan relations.
Office hours: On leave 2017-18

LSE experts


 

Dr. Jennifer Jackson-Preece
Associate Professor
Also in The European Institute

j.jackson-preece@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 6109
Room: COW.2.06
Research interests: Nationalism; history; ethnic conflict; minority rights; irredentism; multiculturalism; Europe; North America; European states system; secession; European security.
Office hours: By appointment only: available times listed on LSE for You.

LSE Experts


 

Dr. Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Associate Professor (Reader)
also in the Government Department

m.koenig-archibugi@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7193
Room: CON.4.08
Research interests: International relations theory; European political integration; globalisation and global governance; international health governance; international labour standards.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 12.00-13.00, 
Wednesdays 10.00-11.00. 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE Experts
Personal website


 

Dr. Milli Lake
Assistant Professor

m.lake@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7379
Room: CLM.4.12
Research interests: Civil wars, political violence, security, state-building, rule of law, governance, Sub-Saharan Africa.
Office hours: 
Thursdays 11.30-12.30 or please email for an appointment.

Personal website


 

Professor Tomila Lankina
Deputy Head of Department (Research)

t.lankina@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7107 5239
Room: CLM.6.12
Research interests: Russia and Eurasia domestic politics and foreign policy; the legacies of colonialism and empire; transnational influences on sub-national democracy and development; democratization; regionalism, federalism, sub-national governance.
Office hours: TBC

LSE Experts
Project website


 

Dr. George Lawson
Associate Professor

g.lawson@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7107 5362
Room: CLM.5.12
Research interests: Revolutions; global modernity; historical sociology; history and IR; International Relations theory.
Office hours: 
Mondays 11.30-12.30 and 14.30-15.30 (Michaelmas Term only)
Mondays 11.30-12.30 and Thursdays 14.30-15.30 (Lent Term only)
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You

LSE Experts
Personal website


 

Professor Michael Mastanduno
Susan Strange Professor of International Relations

m.mastanduno@lse.ac.uk
Room: CLM.4.05

Michaelmas Term only

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Heidi Maurer
Fellow

h.maurer@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.04
Research interests: International relations of the European Union, European foreign policy, European diplomacy, European cooperation abroad
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 10.30-11.30 in LCH.2.06
other times may vary
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You

Personal website

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Cindy May
Fellow

c.l.may@lse.ac.uk
Room:
LCH.2.04
Research interests: U.S. foreign policy and politics; foreign policy analysis; American foreign policy towards the Middle East; Middle East security and politics; terrorism; Islamist and jihadist groups, including the Islamic State (IS) and Al Qaeda
Office hours: TBC

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr Gustav Meibauer
Fellow

g.m.meibauer@lse.ac.uk
Room:
LCH.2.04
Research interests:  US foreign policy, foreign policy decision-making, intervention, coercive diplomacy, neoclassical realism
Office hours: TBC

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Jens Meierhenrich
Associate Professor

j.meierhenrich@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7394
Room: CLM.6.07
Research interests: International courts and international organizations; foreign, comparative, and international law; genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes; transitional justice; politics of memory.
Office hours:
TBC. Book via online sign-up on LSE for YouLSE Experts

Personal website


 

Dr. Covadonga Meseguer
Associate Professor

c.meseguer@lse.ac.uk 
+44 (0) 20 7955 7062
Room: 95A.1.13
Research interests: International Political Economy, Political Economy of International Migration, Globalization and Development, Political Economy of Latin America.
Office hours: on buyout 2017-18

LSE Experts
Personal website


 

Dr. Katharine Millar
Assistant Professor

k.m.millar@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 6788
Room: CLM.4.10
Research interests: Gender and international politics, poststructural, queer, and feminist political thought, critical war and military studies, violence and political community, civil-military relations, particularly in liberal democracies.
Office hours:
Mondays 13.30-14.30
Tuesdays 13.30-14.30
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Personal website


 

Dr. James Morrison
Assistant Professor

j.a.morrison@lse.ac.uk  
+44 (0) 20 7955 7171
Room: 95A.1.14
Research interests: International political economy; ideas and intellectuals in foreign policy; international organisation; history of political and economic thought; British economic history; and early American history.
Office hours:  Office hours vary this term.  Days and times are via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Personal website


 

Dr Tristen Naylor
Fellow

t.naylor@lse.ac.uk
Room: LCH.2.04
Research interests: Diplomacy, G7, G20, International Summits, Global Governance, International Society, The English School, International Relations Theory, International Political Sociology, Canadian Foreign Policy

Office Hours:
Tuesdays 14.30-15.30
Wednesdays 15.30-16.30
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Chris Rossdale
Fellow

c.rossdale@lse.ac.uk  
Room: TBC
Research interests: Social movements and resistance; poststructural, feminist and queer international theory; critical security studies; war and militarism; anarchism.
Office hours: 
Mondays 14.15-15.15
Tuesdays 11.30-12.30
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE Experts
Personal website

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Ulrich Sedelmeier
Deputy Head of Department (Teaching and Learning)

u.sedelmeier@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7166
Room: CLM.5.06
Research interests: Theories of international institutions; theoretical approaches to European integration; the EU's eastern enlargement; the impact of EU conditionality on candidate countries; EU foreign policy.
Office hours: Varies from week to week. Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

LSE Experts


 

Dr. Serena Sharma
Fellow (50% with Government Department)

s.k.sharma1@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7805
Room: CON.3.16
Research interests: The Responsibility to Protect, Humanitarian Intervention, Ethics of War
Office hours: TBC

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Professor John Sidel
Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics jointly in the Government Department

j.t.sidel@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 6032
Room: CON.4.02
Research interests: Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia and the Philippines; Islam in world politics; religious violence; local politics; transnational social movements.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 13.30-15.30, on a first-come, first-served basis

LSE Experts
Personal website


 

Professor Karen E. Smith
Professor of International Relations

k.e.smith@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 6332 (if no reply please email instead)
Room: CLM.4.09
Research interests: International relations of the European Union, EU foreign policy system, human rights and foreign policy, EU and European state ethical foreign policy, genocide.
Office hours: 
Office hours vary this term. Please sign up on LSE for You or e-mail k.e.smith@lse.ac.uk for appointment times. 

On leave Lent Term 2017-18.

LSE Experts
Personal website


 

Professor Peter Trubowitz
Professor of International Relations, Head of Department also Head of United States Research Centre

p.trubowitz@lse.ac.uk  
+44 (0) 20 7955 6978
Room: CLM.5.05
Research interests: U.S. grand strategy and foreign policy; Sino-American relations; U.S. parties and elections; international security; comparative foreign policy; political geography.
Office hours: 
Tuesdays 10.00-12.00.in Room TW3 9.01i 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Personal website
LSE Experts


 

Dr. Zoe Williams
Fellow

z.p.williams@lse.ac.uk
Room:
LCH.2.10
Research interests: International political economy, international investment law and arbitration, corporate social responsibility, politics of extractive industries
Office hours:
Wednesdays 10.30-11.30 in Room LCH.2.06
Thursdays 10.30-11.30 in Room LCH.2.06
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You.

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Dr. Peter Wilson
Associate Professor

p.c.wilson@lse.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7955 7391
Room: CLM.5.10
Research interests: History of international thought; inter-war idealism; post-war American realism; the English school; sociology of international law.
Office hours: On leave 2017-18

LSE Experts


 

Dr. Stephen Woolcock
Associate Professor

s.b.woolcock@lse.ac.uk  
+44 (0) 20 7955 7696
Room: CLM.6.13
Research interests: Regional trade and integration agreements; European trade policy; economic diplomacy; international trade and investment policy and the World Trade Organisation.
Office hours: 
On leave Lent Term and Summer Term 2017-18
Mondays 16.00-17.00, 
Thursdays 09.30-11.00. 
Book via online sign-up on LSE for You

LSE Experts

Administrative staff

Alison Carter
IR Web Administrator and Editor

Responsible for: Website design and management, Department's blog and social media
Room: CLM.6.11
+44 (0) 20 7955 7927
a.s.carter@lse.ac.uk

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays


 

Kate Jessop
IR Programme Manager

Responsible for: overseeing the undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in the IR Department

Room: CLM.6.06
+44 (0) 20 7955 7958
k.a.jessop@lse.ac.uk


 

Adnan Khan
BSc IR Programme Administrator & Compliance Coordinator

Responsible for: BSc IR Programme, Compliance including Health and Safety, Staff-Student Liaison Committee (Taught Courses) servicing
Room: CLM.6.11
+44 (0) 20 7955 7562
a.khan16@lse.ac.uk


 

Martina Langer
MSc Programme Administrator

Responsible for: MSc IPE Programme, MSc IRT and MSc IR Research Programmes, Sciences Po-LSE Double Degree in Affaires Internationales and IR/IPE Programme
Room: CLM.6.08
+44 (0) 20 7955 7560
m.langer@lse.ac.uk


 

Nyssa Lee-Woolf
Department Manager

Responsible for: Planning and management of departmental resources: human, financial and accommodation, acting as the key interface between the Department and the School, the administrative team and its development, quality assurance, contractual and financial matters, compliance
Room: CLM.6.05
+44 (0) 20 7852 3769 (ext: 3769)
n.lee-woolf@lse.ac.uk


 

Uzma Lone
MSc IR Programme Administrator

Responsible for: MSc IR Programme, Taught Courses Sub-Committee servicing, TQA
Room: CLM.6.08
+44 (0) 20 7955 7129
u.lone@lse.ac.uk


 

Romy Mokogwu
Head of Department's PA and Assistant to Departmental Manager

Responsible for: Head of Department's PA, Departmental Meeting servicing, Assistant to Departmental Manager
Room: CLM.6.09
+44 (0) 7955 7930
r.mokogwu@lse.ac.uk

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays


 

Gabrielle To
Doctoral Programme Administrator

Responsible for: Doctoral Programme, Staff/Research Student Liaison Committee servicing, Research Sub-Committee servicing
Room: CLM.6.09
+44 (0) 20 7955 7561
g.to@lse.ac.uk


 

Sophie Wise
Events Administrator

Responsible for: Organising departmental events and 'special activities', IR Newsletter, 'Meeting and greeting' new staff/academic visitors
Room: CLM.6.08
+44 (0) 20 7955 6821
s.wise3@lse.ac.uk

Emeritus and retired staff

Graduate teaching assistants

2017-18

Guest teachers

Guest Teacher Room: CLM.5.08
  • Sir. Nicholas Bayne

  • Professor Chris Brown

  • Mr. Ken Heydon

  • Mr. Arthur Kilgore

  • Professor Margot Light

  • Dr Alvaro Mendez

  • Dr. David Rampton

  • Dr Amrita Saha

  • Dr Jutta Weldes

Prospective applicants and students should contact Undergraduate Admissions and Graduate Admissions for any queries relating to the application process. Please also visit our FAQ section which will answer many questions.