I am a senior researcher position at the University of Essex working on a project exploring the impact that rioting has on nonviolent resistance. My PhD research
assessed the relationship between ethnic-based political inequalities explain the onset of communal conflict, the emergence of nonviolent resistance and the dynamics civil war. I am also a research fellow at the Conflict Analysis Research Centre at the University of Kent.
In this area of research I focus on Africa and use Large-N quantitative methodology to explore the causes and dynamics of contentious action. I am also currently a member of the Conflict Research Society, have recently taught Negotiation and Mediation (MA) as an associate lecturer at the University of Kent, and I am an accredited community mediator based in London.