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Andrea appears regulalry on national and international media, including the BBC, Al-Jazeera English, France24, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia's SBS, Deutsche Welle, Voice of America, and Italy's RAI state broadcaster. He is also a regular contributor to OpenDemocracyand The Conversation, and has been featured on various newspapers and magazines including Newsweek, Common Dreams, Middle East Report (US), The Scotsman, Berfrois, Aberdeen Press & Journal, The Big Issue (UK), To Vima (Greece), L’Unità, Il Manifesto,La Repubblica, Il FattoQuotidiano, VICE NewsItalia, Minima et Moralia, Affari Italiani (Italy), Mada Masr, Aswat Masriya/Reuters Egypt, Egypt Independent, The Cairo Post (Egypt), Islamopedia, Qantara, and has been interviewed or cited in several more.
In Aberdeen, Andrea is Board member of the Centre for Civil Society and Rule of Law and of the POLITICO doctoral programme, as well as member and formerly Director of both the Centre for Modern Thought and the Centre for Global Security and Governance. He is also currently External Examiner for the BA and MA in Arabic, Islamic, and Middle East Studies (AIMES) at the University of Leeds, and incoming External Examiner for the MA in International Relations of the Middle East and the MA in Conflict, Security and Development at the University of Exeter.
I teach various courses on IR theory and Middle East politics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. I am currently co-ordinator for Middle Eastern Politics (Honours), Global Politics from the Middle East (Honours) and teach on the core courseTheories and Ideologies of Politics and International Relations.
Doctoral Research Supervision
Areas of Supervision:
I am interested in supervising undergraduate or graduate research projects in the following areas:
Middle East politics(e.g. International Relations of the Middle East, impact of globalisation, political & economic liberalisation, democratisation, foreign policies of major powers towards the region, etc.)
Political Theory / IR Theory (particularly Foucault, Deleuze, Debord and Gramsci)