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Leoni Connah

Lecturer in Government, Flinders University

Dr Leoni Connah is currently a Lecturer in Government here at Flinders University. Dr Connah holds a PhD in International Relations from Lancaster University in the UK. Her PhD thesis and ongoing research explores the changing nature of the conflict in Kashmir in recent years and the impact this has had for regional South Asian security, as well as human security. Dr Connah’s publications cover a wide range of issues on South Asian security, from US intervention in Afghanistan, to the conflict in the Indian Northeast. Such publications can be found in peer-reviewed academic journals including South Asia Research, Peace Review, Global Change, Peace & Security and others. Dr Connah has broader research interests in postcolonial politics, human rights, feminism, and conflict studies.


  • 2023–present
    Lecturer in Government, Flinders University
  • 2021–2023
    Lecturer in Politics, University of Manchester


  • 2022 
    Lancaster University , PhD International Relations
  • 2018 
    Lancaster University , MA Religion & Conflict
  • 2017 
    Lancaster University, BA Religious Studies