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People

Who's who in the Department of International Relations

 

Meet our faculty, professional services staff, GTAs and guest teachers

Academic staff

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Seebal Aboudounya
International Relations Department (IRD) Fellow

Room: CBG.8.02
+44 (0)20 7955 6978
s.m.aboudounya@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International Organisations, IMO, Maritime, UN, Deliberation, Diplomacy

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Professor J. Chris Alden
Professor of International Relations
Director of LSE IDEAS

Room: Floor 9, Pankhurst House (PAN)
+44 (0)20 7955 7386
j.c.alden@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Foreign Policy Analysis, China and Africa, South African foreign policy, post-conflict reconstruction

Profile


 

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Professor Tarak Barkawi
Professor of International Relations

Room: CBG.9.03
t.k.barkawi@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: war studies, imperialism, interdisciplinary approaches

On leave Michaelmas Term 2021

Professor Barkawi is not taking on new PhD students for entry in 2022/23.

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Martin Bayly
Assistant Professor, International Relations Theory

Room: CBG.9.13
+44 (0)20 7107 5143
m.j.bayly@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Historical International Relations, Historical Sociology, Constructivism

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Federica Bicchi
Associate Professor

Room: CBG.9.11
+44 (0)20 7955 7987
f.c.bicchi@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: European foreign policy, European External Action Service, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Euro-Mediterranean relations, The “practice turn” in International Relations

Profile


 

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Dr Emmanuelle Blanc
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.9.04
e.blanc1@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: EU foreign policy, diplomacy, transatlantic relations, EU-Israel relations, emotions in IR, recognition theory

Profile

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students

On leave until January 2022


 

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Professor William Callahan
Professor of International Relations

Room: CBG.9.05
+44 (0)20 7955 6973
w.callahan@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Global politics of China, Visual international politics, documentary filmmaking, IR theory

Personal website
Profile


 

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Professor Jeffrey Chwieroth
Professor of International Relations
Programme Director, MSc IPE / IPE Research

Room: CBG.10.12
+44 (0)20 7955 7209
j.m.chwieroth@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: international political economy of money and finance

Personal website 
Profile


 

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Dr Ben Cormier
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.9.07
+44 (0)20 7107 5066
b.v.cormier@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: IPE, development, finance, debt management, international organizations

Profile

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

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Dr Katerina Dalacoura
Associate Professor

Room: CBG.9.14
+44 (0)20 7955 7398
k.dalacoura@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Islamism, Turkey, Middle East international relations, civilization in IR

On leave 2021/22

Profile


 

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Professor Toby Dodge
Deputy Head of Department (PhD and Research)
also Director of the Kuwait Programme in the Middle East Centre

Room: CBG.9.02
+44 (0)20 7955 6176
b.t.dodge@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Iraq, Middle East, state formation, international relations, regime change

Profile


 

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Dr Spyros Economides
Associate Professor
also in The European Institute

Room: CBG.5.03
+44 (0)20 7955 7384
s.economides@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: European foreign, security and defence policies, Western Balkans, Greece

Profile


 

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Dr Pilar Elizalde
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.9.08
p.elizalde@lse.ac.uk

Key Expertise: human rights, foreign policy, international institutions, norm contestation

Profile

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

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Dr Robert Falkner
Associate Professor (Reader)

Room: FAW.11.01F
+44 (0)20 7955 6347
r.falkner@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Global Environmental Politics, Climate Policy, Political Economy, Global Firms

Personal website
Profile
Twitter


 

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Dr Joanna Flavell
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.10.08
+44 (0)20 7955 7185
j.flavell@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Expert in feminist analyses of, and approaches to, global climate change politics.  Specific expertise in the Women and Gender Constituency of UN Climate Change and environmental movements.

Profile


 

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Dr Elisa Gambino
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.10.08
+44 (0)20 7955 6887
e.gambino@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: China and Africa, International Politics of China, State-Owned Enterprises, Internationalisation of Chinese companies, Belt and Road Initiative, African Political Economy, International Political Economy of Kenya, Transport Corridors, Infrastructure

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Professor Fawaz A. Gerges
Professor of International Relations

Room: CBG.10.03
+44 (0)20 7955 7393
f.gerges@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International Relations Middle East, Domestic Politics Middle East States

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Anna Getmansky
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.05
a.getmansky@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Conflict, terrorism, refugees

On leave Lent Term 2022

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Sinja Graf
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.06
s.graf@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International Theory, International (Criminal) Law and Imperialism, violence and global order

Profile


 

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Dr Jürgen Haacke
Associate Professor

Room: CBG.9.01
+44 (0)20 7955 7399
j.haacke@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International politics and security of Southeast Asia including great power relations, ASEAN regionalism and regional order, politics and foreign policy of Burma/Myanmar, foreign policy analysis

Profile


 

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Dr Jonny Hall
International Relations Department (IRD) Fellow

Room: CBG.9.04
+44 (0)20 7955 6237
j.hall5@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Counterterrorism, war, US foreign policy, public opinion, rhetoric

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Mr Mark Hoffman
Professorial Lecturer

Room: OLD.1.09
+44 (0)20 7107 5197
m.hoffman@lse.ac.uk

Research interests: Contemporary international relations theory, conflict analysis, mediation in international and civil conflicts.


 

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Dr Ellen Holtmaat
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.8.10
+44 (0)20 7955 7171
e.a.holtmaat@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Global governance, sustainability standards, environmental politics

Profile

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

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

Room: CBG.7.05
+44 (0)20 7955 6109
j.jackson-preece@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: European Security, Multiculturalism, North America

Profile


 

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Dr Nikhil Kalyanpur
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.04
+44 (0)20 7107 5068
n.kalyanpur@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Economic statecraft, business-government relations, global governance

Profile

Personal website


 

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

Room: CBG.3.38
+44 (0)20 7955 7193
m.koenig-archibugi@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International organizations, Global public policy, Democracy

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Milli Lake
Associate Professor
Deputy Head of Department (Teaching and Learning)

Room: CBG.8.03
+44 (0)20 7955 7379
m.lake@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Civil wars, political violence, security, state-building, rule of law

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Ranjit Lall
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.01
+44 (0)20 7107 5264
r.lall@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International political economy, international institutions, global governance, financial regulation, empirical methods

On leave Michaelmas and Lent Terms 2021/22

Personal website
Profile


 

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Professor Tomila Lankina
Professor in International Relations

Room: CBG.10.13
+44 (0)20 7107 5239
t.lankina@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Democratization, Popular Protest, Russia, Eurasia, Eastern Europe

Personal website
Profile

Professor Lankina is not taking on new PhD students for entry in 2022/23.


 

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Dr Hjalte Lokdam
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.10.07
+44 (0)20 7107 5069
h.c.lokdam@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International Political Economy, history and theory of money, European integration, European Central Bank, independent institutions, political economy of climate change, emergency politics, history of political and economic ideas

Profile


 

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Jacklyn Majnemer
International Relations Department (IRD) Fellow

Room: CBG.9.04
+44 (0)20 7955 6807
j.majnemer@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Nuclear Weapons; Nuclear Sharing; Alliance Politics; NATO; NORAD; Reneging

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr Jens Meierhenrich
Associate Professor
Director of the Centre for International Studies

Room: CBG.10.01
+44 (0)20 7955 7394
j.meierhenrich@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Rule of law, transitional justice, international criminal law, authoritarianism, genocide

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Katharine Millar
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.13
+44 (0)20 7955 6788
k.m.millar@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Gender & international politics

Personal website
Profile


 

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Irene Morlino
International Relations Department (IRD) Fellow

Room: CGB.8.02
+44 (0)20 7955 7062
i.morlino@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: EU humanitarian aid, International Organisations (IOs), EU, UN, EU-UN relations, human rights

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr James Morrison
Assistant Professor
Programme Director, Sciences-Po-LSE Double Degree in Affaires Internationales and IR/IPE

Room: CBG.9.12
+44 (0)20 7955 7171
j.a.morrison@lse.ac.uk  

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.

Personal website


 

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Dr Liam O'Shea
David Davies of Llandinam Research Fellow (DINAM)

l.oshea@lse.ac.uk

DINAM Fellowship

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

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Dr Victoria Paniagua
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.14
v.paniagua@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: political economy, development, redistribution, inequality, interest group politics, state-building

Profile


 

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Dr Sophie Rosenberg
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.9.08
s.t.rosenberg@lse.ac.uk

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

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Dr Ulrich Sedelmeier
Associate Professor (Reader)

Room: CBG.10.02
+44 (0)20 7955 7166
u.sedelmeier@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International institutions, European Union, compliance, conditionality

On leave Michaelmas and Lent Terms 2021/22

Profile


 

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Professor John Sidel
Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics jointly in the Government Department
Programme Director, MSc International Relations

Room: CBG.3.35
+44 (0)20 7955 6032
j.t.sidel@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Southeast Asia, Islam in World Politics, Transnational Social Movements, Political Economy of Transport Infrastructure

Personal website
Profile


 

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Professor Karen E. Smith
Professor of International Relations, also Head of Department

Room: CBG.10.04
+44 (0)20 7955 6332
k.e.smith@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: EU foreign policy, EU-UN relations, human rights, genocide, Brexit

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Theresa Squatrito
Assistant Professor

Room: CBG.8.08
+44 (0)20 7106 1213
t.j.squatrito@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International organisations and law, international courts, global governance, civil society and NGOs, human rights

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr Dimitrios Stroikos
LSE Fellow

Room: CBG.10.07
+44 (0)20 7107 5264
d.stroikos@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: global politics of outer space activities, space policy and space security, China, India and Global Order, international relations of the Indo-Pacific, technology and International Relations

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr Luca Tardelli
Assistant Professorial Lecturer and Departmental Tutor
Programme Director, BSc IR

Room: CBG.10.05
+44 (0)20 7107 5706
l.tardelli@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International security, Military intervention, US foreign policy, Realism

Personal website
Profile


 

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

Room: CBG.10.16
+44 (0)20 7107 6945
p.trubowitz@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International security, US foreign policy, American politics

Personal website
Profile


 

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Dr James Walters
Senior Lecturer in Practice
Director of LSE Faith Centre
Director of Religion and Global Society Research Unit

Room: 1POR .1.02
+44 (0)20 7955 7965
j.walters2@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Religion, Interfaith Relations, Religious Conflict, Theology

Profile


 

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Dr Peter Wilson
Associate Professor

Room: CBG.10.11
+44 (0)20 7955 7391
p.c.wilson@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: IR theory, history of international thought, inter-war IR

Profile

Not available to supervise MPhil/PhD students


 

Professional services staff

Office opening hours:

PSS Office: CBG.10.09 (10th floor, Centre Building)

The IR Department are currently working partly remotely, with some team members returning to the office part-time. In the first instance it is always best to contact the PSS team via online meetings or email.

Please visit the IR BSc programme Moodle page or IR MSc programme Moodle page or the IR MPhil/PhD Moodle page for times and Zoom links (LSE log-in required).

If you have a specific query relating to your programme of study, please initially email ir.bsc@lse.ac.ukir.msc@lse.ac.uk 
or ir.research@lse.ac.uk as appropriate.


 

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Zoë Adams
Student Experience Manager

Ask me about: Student Experience, Student Events, IR Public Events, Widening Participation, Alumni, Undergraduate Research Assistantship, IR Careers InternshipNational Student SurveyUndergraduate and Postgraduate Student Surveys

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 6821
z.c.adams@lse.ac.uk
IR.Comms@lse.ac.uk

More information about Zoë


 

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Jacob Bailey
Undergraduate Programmes Co-ordinator

Ask me about: BSc International Relations programme Years 1 and 2, Inclusion Plans, Welcome (week 0), General Course, programme administration including course choice, regulations, exams and assessment, Moodle and reading lists

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7562
IR.BSc@lse.ac.uk

More information about Jacob


 

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Alison Carter
IR Website and Blog Editor

Ask me about: Website design and management, Web updates, Department's blog

+44 (0)20 7955 7927
a.s.carter@lse.ac.uk
IR.Comms@lse.ac.uk

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

More information about Alison


 

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Jenny Davies
Department Affairs Co-ordinator

Ask me about: Finances, HR and Recruitment, Departmental Policy and Processes, Facilities Management (incl Meeting room bookings)

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 6525
j.davies5@lse.ac.uk

More information about Jenny


 

Joyce Harvey

Joyce Harvey
IR Programmes Manager

Ask me about: Undergraduate and Taught postgraduate programmes, Undergraduate and Taught postgraduate Student Staff Liaison Committees, Teaching Sub-Committee, Teaching Policy and Programme developments, Course and Programme Information System (CAPIS), Graduate Teaching Assistant contracts, Academic Mentoring, TQARO Surveys, Academic Code

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7107 5441
j.harvey1@lse.ac.uk

More information about Joyce


 

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Sarah Hélias
PhD and Research Manager

Ask me about: PhD Programme, Research Excellence Framework, Research Sub-Committee, Research fundingKnowledge Exchange and Impact, Research Dissemination

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7561
IR.Research@lse.ac.uk

More information about Sarah


 

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Ellis Kerby
Postgraduate Programmes Co-ordinator

Ask me about: MSc International Political Economy programme, MSc International Relations Research programme, International Political Economy Double Degree (Sciences Po), programme administration including Graduate Course Choice, regulations, dissertations, exams and assessment, Moodle and reading lists

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7560
IR.MSc@lse.ac.uk

More information about Ellis


 

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Adnan Khan (on leave until 2 May 2022)
Undergraduate Programmes Co-ordinator

Ask me about: BSc IR Programme Year 3BSc Joint Programmes including course choice, regulations, dissertations, exams and assessment, Moodle and reading lists

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7562
IR.BSc@lse.ac.uk

More information about Adnan


 

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Romy Mokogwu
PhD and Research Co-ordinator

Ask me about: PhD ProgrammeStaff-Research Student Liaison Committee, PhD Committee, Research Workshops/Conferences

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7930
IR.Research@lse.ac.uk

More information about Romy


 

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Joe Roberts
Events and Communications Administrator

Ask me about: Social media, Staff/student Wires newsletters, Department public and student events, publicity

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7958
j.roberts10@lse.ac.uk
IR.Comms@lse.ac.uk

More information about Joe


 

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Amanda Schultz
Postgraduate Programmes Co-ordinator

Ask me about: 

MSc International Relations programmeInternational Relations Double Degree (Sciences Po) programme, programme administration including Graduate Course Choice, regulations, dissertations, exams and assessment, Moodle and reading lists

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7955 7129
IR.MSc@lse.ac.uk

More information about Amanda


 

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Andrew Sherwood
Department Manager

Ask me about: Strategy and development of the department, planning and management of departmental resources (human, financial and accommodation), inter-departmental communication, the PSS team and its development, quality assurance, compliance, legal issues and critical incidents. 

Room: CBG.10.06
+44 (0)20 7852 3769 (ext: 3769)
a.sherwood@lse.ac.uk

More information about Andrew


 

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Heather Stevens
Undergraduate Programmes Co-ordinator (until end April 2022)

Ask me about: BSc IR Programme Year 3BSc Joint Programmes including regulations, dissertations, exams and assessment, Moodle and reading lists

Room: CBG.10.09
+44 (0)20 7107 5310
IR.BSc@lse.ac.uk


 

Visiting Fellows

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Dr Gubad Ibadoghlu
Senior Visiting Fellow

g.ibadoghlu@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: The political effects of natural resources in Caspian Sea Basin regions and the correlation between corruption and authoritarianism, rentier's state, and challenges for the transition into democracy.

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr Cindy May
Visiting Fellow

c.l.may@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: United States Foreign Policy, Middle East, Terrorism, Security Studies

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr Emma Saint
Visiting Fellow

e.k.saint@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: International norms, international treaties, revisionism, deviance, discourse, knowledge (re)production

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

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Dr Frega Wenas Inkiriwang
Visiting Fellow

f.wenas-inkiriwang@lse.ac.uk

Key expertise: Defence, Diplomacy, Security, Military, Strategic Studies, South-East Asia

Profile

Not available to supervise PhD students


 

Emeritus and retired staff

 

 

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Professor Chris Brown
c.j.brown@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Professor Barry Buzan
b.g.buzan@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Professor Michael Cox
m.e.cox@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Professor Chris Hughes
c.r.hughes@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Dr John Kent
j.c.kent@lse.ac.uk

 

 


 

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Professor Margot Light
m.m.light@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Professor James Mayall
jblm2@cam.ac.uk

Profile (external)

 


 

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Mr Nicholas Sims
n.sims@lse.ac.uk

 

 


 

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Professor Paul Taylor
p.taylor@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

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Professor William Wallace
wallacew@parliament.uk

Profile (external)

 


 

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Dr Stephen Woolcock
Associate Professor

s.b.woolcock@lse.ac.uk  

Key expertise: International trade and investment; World Trade Organisation

Profile


 

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Professor Michael Yahuda
m.b.yahuda@lse.ac.uk

Profile

 


 

 

Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs)

Guest teachers

PhD students

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.