Details of the modules I convene at the University of Sheffield + areas of interest for potential PhD applicants.

I am very happy to write reference letters for my students, but if you are planning to request a letter from me, please check out my guidelines first.

I currently convene the following modules at the University of Sheffield:

I also deliver lectures on production, finance and Marxist political economy in

PhD Supervision

I would be delighted to receive proposals from prospective doctoral researchers planning to work in the areas of:

  • The political economy of development
  • Historical sociology of the Middle East
  • Contemporary Egyptian and Turkish politics
  • Authoritarian neoliberalism
  • Historical materialist and postcolonial/decolonial approaches in IR Theory
  • Marxist historiography

Please visit the Department’s PhD website for more information on the application process.


A list of my previous and upcoming talks + workshops, panels, and conferences I have organised.

I am currently busy co-organising Section 43: The Spectre of Capitalism in International Studies for the 13th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, hosted by the European International Studies Association.

If you are interested in hearing about my recent work on authoritarian neoliberalism or my forthcoming monograph on state formation and capitalist development in the Middle East, get in touch to organise a talk.

Click here for a full list of my past/upcoming talks, conference panels and workshops.


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