Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Oxford

Dr. Maurice Beseng is Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Conservation Geopolitics at the University of Oxford, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. Formerly Research Assistant at Coventry University's Research Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR).

Maurice's research interest lies in the complex interations between legal and illegal maritime wildlife crimes, particularly the transnational dimensions of fisheries crime and human security implications in source countries.


  • 2019–present
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford
  • 2018–2019
    Research Assistant, Centre for Trust, Peace & Social Relations, Coventry University


  • 2019 
    Coventry University, PhD- Development studies (Maritime security)