MA (Hons) Philosophy, The University of Cambridge
M.Litt Terrorism Studies, The University of St. Andrews
PhD International Relations, The University of St. Andrews
I am working with Dr. Pablo De Orellana, painter Tom de Freston and poet Mariah Whelan on Truth Tellers, a collaborative project that considers the ways in which sense was made on a communal and aesthetic level following the Manchester Arena Attack in 2017. More information about the project can be found here. Our exhibition and launch opens on May 1st 2019 at the Exchange, London.
The Portrayal and Punishment of Terrorists in Western Media: Playing the Villain—Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
“How the myth of the Jihadi Bride draws from Western culture” Prospect Magazine, 3 November 2017.
“Et tu, Brutus? When it comes to satire, free speech does not mean good taste” Prospect Magazine, 15 June 2017
“The Blood Telegram” [Review] The Journal of Terrorism Research, Volume 6 Issue 3. (October 2015)
“The Theatre of Cruelty: Dehumanisation, Objectification & Abu Ghraib“ - Journal of Terrorism Research (September 2014)
“Contemporary Art and Political Violence: The Role of Art in the Rehabilitation of Communities Affected by Political Violence” - Journal of Terrorism Research (2013)
“The Aesthetics of Violence in the Art of Tom de Freston“ - (exhibition catalogue) - Breese Little (2013)
“Community, War and the Role of Art: An Interview with George Gittoes” - Studio International (Sept 2013)
“Politics and Painting: an Interview with John Keane” - Studio International, October 2014
“Shock and Awe: Performativity, Machismo and ISIS“ - E-International Relations (November 2014)
“Dissent, PR and the Romantic Spirit” - Tooting Free Press, (November 2014)
“A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution“ [Review], in Studio International (January 2015)
“On the Ethics of Drone Strikes, Optimism and Obscuring Language” [Interview] - The New Strategist (2016)