Alexandra Phelan

Teaching Associate/PhD Candidate at School of Social Sciences, Monash University

Alexandra Phelan is a Teaching Associate and PhD Candidate with the School of Social Sciences at Monash University.

Her research examines the impact of legitimacy on government response to ending insurgencies. Whilst her research deals specifically with Colombia, she also researches Latin American insurgent movements, Latin American politics, Southeast Asian terrorist and insurgent movements, and Turkey's relationship to the PKK. She is also interested in government decisions to shift between counterinsurgency and negotiation with insurgents.

Experience

  • –present
    Teaching Associate/PhD Candidate at School of Social Sciences, Monash University

Education

  •  
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2010 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)