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Current PhD Students

For more information regarding the PhD Fund, Graduate Hardship Fund, Risk Assessments and CAMPO exchange scheme please see the links on the left.

Guide for Supervisors 

Please see the department's Guide to Supervisors for more information and guidance on supervising undergraduate students in the Department in Politics and International Studies.  

Handbook 2016-17

The handbook for the new academic year is now available. A hard copy will be given on Induction Day, and is also available from the office. 

Methods and Approaches Syllabus 2016-17

This course is run by Dr Ayse Zarakol and is compulsory for all first year PhD students. The syllabus can be found here, and a hardcopy is provided on Induction Day. 

Academic Staff Office Hours

These office hours apply in term. If you wish to see a member of staff outside of term it is advisable to check first whether they are keeping regular office hours. If you are unable to make office hours during term time, please contact lecturers via email to make an alternative appointment.

This list applies to the Course Leaders on the MPhil; for a more comprehensive list please see the table at the bottom of this page  . 


Office Hours
Bickerton, Chris Tuesdays 4-5pm
Edwards, Geoffrey Appointment by email
Eilstrup-Sangiovanni, Mette Thursdays 2-3pm
Farmanfarmaian, Roxanne Fridays 10.30-12pm
Green, Jeremy  Thursdays 2pm
Joffe, George
Monday 12-14.00 and Tuesday 17-18.00
Kelly, Duncan Thursdays 2-3pm
Lin, K-C
Tuesdays 10:30-12pm
Curtis, Devon Monday 4-5pm and Thursday 1-2pm 
Recchia, Stefano Wednesday 2-3:30 book appointment
Smith, Julie Mondays 9am
Simms, Brendan Thursday 11.15am
Srinivasan, Sharath Fridays 9.30-10.30am
Thompson, John Appointment by email (
van Houten, Pieter Tuesdays 10.30-12pm
Weller, Marc Thursday 12-1pm
Zarakol, Ayse Mondays 12-2pm