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Head of Department

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Professor Amelia Hadfield

Head of Department of Politics, Director of the Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE)

Academic staff

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Dr Laura Chappell

Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos

Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Dr Ciaran Gillespie

Teaching Fellow in International Politics/Placement and Exchange Coordinator

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Dr Nikolaos Gkotsis Papaioannou

Teaching Fellow in International Politics/ Politics Director of Communication; Senior Personal Tutor; Student Experience and Wellbeing; PGR Seminars & Events Lead.

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Dr Simona Guerra

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics

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Dr Nicholas Kitchen

Lecturer in International Relations; Co-Director, Centre for International Intervention

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Dr Alex Leveringhaus

Lecturer in Political Theory; Co-Director, Centre for International Intervention

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Professor Emma Mayhew

Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor of Pedagogy in Politics and International Relations

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Dr Alia Middleton

Lecturer in Politics, Co-Director of The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

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Dr Roula Nezi

Lecturer in Political Science

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Professor Simon Usherwood

Professor of Politics

Visiting staff

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Prsr Michael Aaronson

Honorary Visiting Professor

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Susan Scholefield

Visiting Professor

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Dr Jamie Shea

Visiting Professor

Postgraduate research students

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Hadiza Adamu Fika

Postgraduate Research Student

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Olga Franczak

Doctoral Researcher

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Emmanuel Ogueri Ibekwe

Doctoral Researcher

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Julie Kolokotsa

Doctoral Researcher

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Ellis Mallett

Postgraduate Research Student

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Lucy Mcdermott

Postgraduate Research Student

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Graziella Piga

Doctoral Researcher

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David Southgate

PhD student

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Bianka Vida

Doctoral Researcher

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Nuve Yazgan

PhD candidate

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Department of Politics
Duke of Kent Building (DK)
University of Surrey