Sara Wong

Sara Wong

PhD candidate

Department of International Relations

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Key Expertise
Visual IR, aesthetic politics, creative resistance, transnationalism

About me

Sara is a PhD candidate in the Department of International Relations at LSE who researches at the intersection of international politics and visual culture. Her research explores the relationship between aesthetics, creative practice and transnational resistance through practice-based approaches. Her research is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s LAHP Doctoral Training Partnership where she is a student representative.

Sara holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and an MSc in Development Studies (with Distinction) from SOAS, University of London. Previously, she worked at PositiveNegatives as a Research and Project Manager and as a Research Assistant on participatory research projects at UCL.

Sara currently serves as Deputy Editor of Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Vol 52.

Research topic

Creative Practice and Transnationalism: Visual Art, Aesthetics and Resistance

Academic supervisor

Professor William A Callahan

Dr Holly Eva Ryan (Queen Mary)

Research Cluster affiliation

Theory/Area/History Research Cluster


Expertise Details

Visual IR; aesthetic politics; creative resistance; transnationalism; visual method