Research Area Research Area

Research in Critical Global Politics (CGP) cuts across migration, risk and security, terrorism and counter-terrorism, religion, international law, global infrastructure & global cities, and political economy of finance.

Current projects examine: patterns of migration to & across Europe; proscription of terrorist organisations in the UK; security of the Asia-Pacific; religious fundamentalism in the US; mega-projects on the Indian Ocean Rim; and emergence of African financial centres.

staff research interests staff research interests

Researchers working in the Critical Global Politics group include:

Elizabeth Cobbett, emergence of African financial centres

Simon Curtis, cities and international relations

Suzanne Doyle, nuclear security

Alexandria Innes,  migration to, and across, Europe

Lee Jarvis, cyberterrorism

Lee Marsden, religious fundamentalism; faith and politics

Ra Mason, security of the Asia-Pacific

Adriana Sinclair, law and international relations

Contact Contact

To learn more about this research group, please contact, Dr Elizabeth Cobbett.

Prospective research students with interests in critical global politics are invited to visit the postgraduate research page for general enquiries, or contact Dr Simon Curtis.