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Christopher Elliott

PhD Researcher (Political Anthropology), Defence Studies Department, King's College London

Christopher Elliott is a PhD Researcher in the Department of Defence Studies, King's College London.

His research focuses on evolutionary, ecological and digital perspectives in anthropology, political violence in the Islamic world and the microsociology of war crimes.

Prior to King's, he completed a Bachelor of Arts (Arabic/French/Security Studies) and a Master of Anthropology at the Australian National University.

He previously served in the Australian Army in infantry roles.


  • –present
    PhD candidate, King's College London


  • 2014 
    Australian National University, Master of Anthropology
  • 2011 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Arts (Arabic/French/Security Studies)