Details of the modules I convene at Newcastle University + 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 am currently convening the following modules:

I also co-teach POL2114 The Politics of Race (UG Year 2) with my colleagues Skyler Hawkins, Laura Routley, Simon Philpott and Terri Teo.

Are you interested in pursuing a PhD degree under my supervision? Please read my suggestions and guidelines for prospective PhD students.


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

I am currently co-chairing Political Economy Beyond Boundaries (with Lisa Tilley), a new standing section organised as part of the EISA Pan-European Conference on International Relations. A detailed description of the standing section’s parameters and objectives can be found here.

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.