On maternity leave from June 2020
Convenor, Middle East Research Group | since August 2019
Co-ordinator, The Contemporary Middle East Series since August 2018
Programme Director, MSc International Relations of the Middle East | 2017-18; 2018-19
Programme Director, MSc International Relations of the Middle East with Advanced Arabic | 2017-18; 2018-19
Programme Director, MSc International Relations of the Middle East with Arabic | 2017-2018
PhD, St. Chad's College, University of Durham
MA International Relations, Ustinov College, University of Durham
BA (Hons) Modern Languages, University College, University of Durham
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Lucy joined PIR in 2017 from the University of Oxford where she lectured in Middle East Politics at the Department of Politics and International Relations. During her PhD, she was a visiting scholar at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted fieldwork in the Middle East.
(2020) "The States of the Persian Gulf: From Protectorates to Independent Countries" in The Routledge Handbook of Persian Gulf Politics edited by Mehran Kamrava. Abingdon, Routledge.
(2018) "Civil Resistance and the Arab Spring" International Affairs Vol. 94 (1)
(2018) “International Democracy Promotion and Democratization in the Middle East and North Africa" Democratization Vol 25 (1): 178-184
(2016) "The Conceptual Public Sphere and its Problems: Habermas, Political Action and the Arab States" Journal of International Political Theory Vol. 12 (3): 365-379
Regionalism, Public sphere, The Gulf States, Process tracing, International relations, Democratic theory