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Current Research Students

Here are the researchers currently pursuing their degrees at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Reflecting the outlook of the faculty, the body of the researchers is of a culturally diverse and international nature. This allows for unique and intellectually challenging, as well as stimulating views, insights, and experiences, which each researcher may hold and communicate, and in such a way enrich the body of knowledge.

A - B-C D-E-F-G - H-I-J-K - L-M - N-O - P-Q-R - S-T - U-V-W-X-Y-Z

PhD researchers listed under N - O

Mercy Chiwiya Ngwira

Division: Peace Studies & International Development

Email: m.c.ngwira@student.bradforda.ac.uk

Nationality: Malawian

Research interests: Social Protection; Rural Development; Empowerment; Community Participation

PhD Title: Cash Transfers and Gender Relations: Questioning the Empowerment of Women Through Cash Transfers: The Case of the Malawi Social Cash Transfer Scheme

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Esta Tina Ottman

Division: Peace Studies

Email: e.t.ottman@student.bradford.ac.uk

Nationality: British

Research interests: Collective trauma, collective memory, intergenerational transmission of trauma, Middle East

PhD Title:

History's Wound: Collective Trauma and the Israel/Palestine conflict

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Ignatius Emeka Onyekwere

Division: Peace Studies

Email: ieonyekw@student.bradford.ac.uk

Nationality: Nigerian

Research interests: Nigeria, Ghana  and West Africa: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding &Security Sector Reform/Governance, Conflict Early Warning System/Conflict Prevention Mechanisms, Human security and development, Democracy and good governance, ECOWAS &  Regional Security Organisations, Human rights and Humanitarian interventions.

PhD Title: Understanding ECOWAS’s Role in the Interplay between Processes of Security Sector Reform and Conflict Prevention in West Africa.

Supervisors: Dr. Owen. J. Greene & Professor Donna Pankhurst

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Michael Emeka Obiechina

Division: Peace Studies and International Development

Email: meobiechina@student.bradford.ac.uk

Nationality: Nigerian

Research interests: Public Expenditure Management and Development Issues, particularly among the developing countries of Africa and Asia, Human Rights Law and Abuses, Public Policy Analyst

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ResearcherResearch Topic

Supervisors

NAVARRETE, PABLO Venezuela's Social economy in the Chavez Era: an alternative development model?

Neil Cooper

NKYA, ANANILEA The role of civil society organizations in using media to promote women's rights: The Case of Tanzania

Fiona Macaulay

NWE, MA Quest for negative and positive peace in Afghanistan

Donna Pankhurst

Paul Rogers

NWOSU, CHIOMA Inflation and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Threshold  Investigation

Hossein Jalilian

John Weiss

NZABAMPEMA, PAMELA Building peace at the regional level: the case of the Great Lakes of Africa

Owen Greene

second supervisor to be confirmed

OLFATI, RONAK  Long Term Effects of Oil Revenue in Iran`s Economy

Hossein Jalilian

Behrooz Morvaridi

OLOYA, JOHN "Kaka" Under Siege: A Periodised Analysis of Change Outcomes in Governance Among the Acholi of Uganda

Donna Pankhurst

ONYEKWERE, IGNATIUS  EMEKA Security Sector Governance as Conflict Prevention in Africa: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

Owen Greene

Donna Pankhurst

OTMACIC, VALENTINA  The role of identity in resisting violence: lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Lebanon.

Karen Abi-Ezzi

Graeme Chesters