Academic profile

Education background

Having completed the European Baccalaureate in Brussels, I studied economics (BA), then international relations and European studies (MA), and eventually politics and religion (PhD) at the University of Kent. 


I am the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pacifism and Nonviolence, an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal launched in 2023 with Brill.

My research interests include:

Details of my publications are listed on this website. Most of these are also listed on, Google Scholar, ORCID, and ResearchGate.  

For links to records of various public commentaries and engagements, see here.

Feel free to get in touch to informally discuss possible research projects (of any kind) on the above topics. For more information on how to apply for a research degree at Loughborough, please click here


I have been a Higher Education teacher since 2005. In 2010, I joined Loughborough University as a Lecturer (then Senior Lecturer, now Reader) in Politics and International Relations (initially Politics and History). I have been a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2011, and a Senior Fellow since 2020.

For more on my teaching experience, click here. For Socratic Hive, a website describing some of my modules and on which some of my best sudents' essays are published, click here

Contact details

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