I am an Instructor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
My research examines the intersection between the politics of emotion, International Relations, and security. I am principally interested in what political emotions are, how they shape debates about security, and how they become sites of contestation in global politics. By drawing on diverse sources of data — including Parliamentary exchanges, committee hearings, journalistic reports, polling data, interviews, political cartoons, and beyond — I reconstruct collective emotional experiences in ways that highlight constraints and opportunities for claim-making security discourse.
My work has been published in Security Dialogue, European Journal of International Relations, Journal of Global Security Studies, Critical Studies on Security, as well as the European Review of International Studies. I am also the co-editor (with Mira Sucharov) of Methodology and Emotion in International Relations (Routledge, 2019).
I teach a range of courses including Introduction to International Relations, Canadian Foreign Policy, the Globalization of Human Rights, Advanced International Relations Theory, as well as Emotion and Images in International Politics.