Mahdi Ahouie: 1-Iran’s foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

Jason Dittmer: Popular Geopolitics, Culture and Representations

Introducing Jason Dittmer

Jason DittmerJason Dittmer (1976, Jacksonville) is Lecturer in Human Geography at UCL. He obtained a BA in Political Science and International Studies from Jacksonville University in 1998 and an MA in International Affairs from Florida State University in 1999. Dr Dittmer got his PhD in Geography at Florida State University in 2003. Read more

Colin Flint: Unjust wars, nation-states, atlases, nuclear weapons proliferation

Introducing Colin Flint

Colin Flint

Colin Flint (Epsom, Surrey, 1965) obtained his PhD at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 1995. He is currently Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Dr. Flint is a political geographer with research interests in war, militarization, and just war theory. Read more

Linda Johnston: Water Resources Management and Conflict Transformation

Introducing Linda M. Johnston

Linda M. JohnstonLinda M. Johnston has obtained a PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University (Fairfax, VA).

Her current position is Director of Master of Science in Conflict Management and The Center for Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University (Georgia, USA). Read more

Saul Cohen: Great powers, shatterbelts, gateways, geostrategic regions

Introducing Saul Cohen

Saul CohenProfessor Saul Cohen is University Professor Emeritus at Hunter College and the City University of New York. He is also Editor of the Oxford World Atlas, among other positions. Professor Cohen obtained his PhD at Harvard University and is specialised in geopolitical theory and political geography. He has written extensively about political and economic geography, Israel and Middle East geography, education and environmental perception. Read more

Emel Akçali – Cyprus’ geopolitical realities, representations and aspirations

Introducing Emel Akçali

Emel AkçaliEmel Akçali (1977) holds the Turkish and Cypriot nationality. She graduated in International Relations at both the American University (Paris, BA) and at the Université de Galatasaray (Istanbul, MA). Ms Akçali obtained her PhD in Political Geography at the Geography Institute of Paris IV-Sorbonne.

Her current position is Visiting Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the Political Science and International Studies Department of University of Birmingham. Read more

Andrea Teti: Middle East – security, Sunni-Shia divide and the Palestinian question

Introducing Andrea Teti

Andrea TetiDr Andrea Teti (Naples, 1973) is Lecturer in International Relations at University of Aberdeen. His teaching focuses on Middle Eastern history and politics, and on political theory (particularly post-structuralism). Dr Teti studied for his MA (Hons.) and PhD at the University of St Andrews. Read more

Andrea Teti: Middle East – political reforms, regional powers and external actors

Introducing Andrea Teti

Andrea TetiDr Andrea Teti (Naples, 1973) is Lecturer in International Relations at University of Aberdeen. His teaching focuses on Middle Eastern history and politics, and on political theory (particularly post-structuralism). Dr Teti studied for his MA (Hons.) and PhD at the University of St Andrews. Read more

Andrea Teti: Middle East – resource scarcity, hydrocarbons and hydropolitics

Introducing Andrea Teti

Andrea TetiDr Andrea Teti (Naples, 1973) is Lecturer in International Relations at University of Aberdeen. His teaching focuses on Middle Eastern history and politics, and on political theory (particularly post-structuralism). Dr Teti studied for his MA (Hons.) and PhD at the University of St Andrews. Read more

Michel Foucher: Borders, security and identity

Introducing Michel Foucher

Michel FoucherMichel Foucher (Montrouge, 1946) obtained his PhD at Sorbonne University in 1986.

He is currently Professor of geography and geopolitics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris Ulm). Moreover, Mr Foucher is member of the Council of Foreign Affairs (Paris). Read more