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Head of Department

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Professor Amelia Hadfield

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

Academic staff

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Professor Daniele Albertazzi

Professor of Politics

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Dr Baris Celik

Teaching Fellow in European Politics

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Dr Laura Chappell

Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos

Reader 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 B 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 Malte Kaeding

Senior Lecturer in International Politics

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Dr Nicholas Kitchen

Senior 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

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

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Dr Roula Nezi

Senior Lecturer in Political Science

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Professor Simon Usherwood

Visiting Research Fellow

Research staff

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Dr Evgenia Iliadou

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Visiting staff

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Prsr Michael Aaronson

Honorary Visiting Professor in Practice

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Susan Scholefield

Visiting Professor in Practice

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Dr Jamie Shea

Visiting Professor in Practice

Postgraduate research students

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Hadiza Adamu Fika

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Olga Franczak

Associate Lecturer

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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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Micheal Slade

Postgraduate Research Student

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Panos Vasileiadis

Postgraduate Research Student

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Bianka Vida

Doctoral Researcher

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Nuve Yazgan

Postgraduate Research Student

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