About

IMG_9840 copyI am a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. I completed my PhD in International Relations at the University of Birmingham in 2014, which focused on the politics of energy security in the United States and China.

My research broadly centres on the politics and ethics of security, with particular interests in energy security, climate politics, and China.

I have a forthcoming monograph with Oxford University Press, based on my ongoing work on energy security. This is titled The Energy Security Paradox: Rethinking Energy (In)security in the United States and China, and is currently in press with a scheduled publication date of April 2018.

I also have co-edited a book on Ethical Security Studies: A New Research Agenda, with Anthony Burke, and have published research articles in Review of International Studies, the Journal of International Relations and Development, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, and WIREs Climate Change.

At Sheffield, I am undertaking a three-year research project funded by a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship, titled ‘Securing China: Understanding security politics beyond the West’.

My research has been presented at major international conferences in the UK, Europe, North America, and Asia, and I have also been invited to give a number of longer invited lectures about particular aspects of my research at institutions around the world. I have published in a number of different venues, including more traditional academic formats as well as blogs and opinion pieces.

My research has been supported by external funding from the UK Economic and Social Research Council and by the Leverhulme Trust.

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