Politics and International Relations


Daniel is a PhD student studying International Conflict Analysis, specialising in the role of law in conflict. He holds a Kent 50th Anniversary PhD Scholarship and is supervised by Professor Feargal Cochrane and Dr Harmonie Toros. Previously Daniel received a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Relations (First Class) from the University of Kent before going on to work in donor research for a charity and then as a Parliamentary Caseworker with the UK Parliament.

His research focuses on criminalisation policies in South Africa and Northern Ireland in regards to their relationship with conflict analysis theories.

Contact Information


Rutherford W3.W5

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Research Interests

Thesis title: Law’s legitimization effect: the role of law in conflict

Daniel’s research interests include:

Conflict management

Conflict transformation

Political Prisoners

Law in international relations theory

His thesis is exploring the relationship between law and conflict analysis through analysing criminalisation in Northern Ireland and South Africa within the frameworks of conflict management and conflict transformation. His research is supervised by Professor Feargal Cochrane and Dr Harmonie Toros. 

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