Middle East, especially Palestine, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon, international political communication; media and conflict; critical global media studies; activism and media; social movements; memory studies and oral history; diasporas and ethnic minorities.
Africa - Critical gender theory on sexuality, queer politics, security and violent extremism, gender in nation and state making, social movements. Qualitative research methods and feminist research methodology
Research: Analysis of economic drivers of over- and under-nutrition, nutrition transition, dietary policy evaluation, sustainable nutrition and the role of agriculture in enabling better nutrition and health.
Applied International Relations, weapons of mass destruction, diplomacy, globalisation and corporate accountability, globalisation and democracy, globalisation and energy, the role of international non-governmental organisations, the United Nations and the Nazis.