Global Order in Historical Perspective (MA)
Meet our staff
Dr. Vineet Thakur
Vineet Thakur's research interests are broadly in the politics of knowledge production from the Global South, especially within the discipline of International Relations. He is also a diplomatic historian with expertise in India and South Africa. View his full profile here.
Dr. Alanna O'Malley
Alanna is a historian focusing on the United Nations, decolonization, Congo and the Cold War. Her current research focuses on recovering the invisible histories of the UN, investigating the role of the Global South challenging the liberal world order from 1945-1981. View her full profile here.
Dr. Andrew Gawthorpe
Andrew Gawthorpe is a scholar whose research focuses on the modern and contemporary United States. Though a historian by training, his work engages with insights from other disciplines, particularly international relations and American politics. He writes widely for popular media as well as academic publications and hosts a podcast about American politics, foreign policy and culture called America Explained. View his full profile here.
Dr. Karen Smith
Karen Smith's research interests cut across the following broad topics: the Global South understandings of international relations, foreign policy analysis, and changes in global order and implications for global governance. She is particularly interested in innovative research that explores how non-Western and non-traditional (e.g. cultural) sources can provide us with new insights into existing challenges, as well as raise new questions. View her full profile here.
Dr. Salvador Regilme
Salvador Santino Regilme Jr. is an International Relations scholar focusing on human rights norms, global governance, and foreign aid. At the University of Leiden, he coordinates the European Union Studies Minor Program and serves as a Member of the Board of Examiners of the MA in International Relations Program. View his full profile here.
Dr. Andrea Warnecke
Andrea Warnecke is an assistant professor at the Institute for History. Her research interests are international governmental and non-governmental organizations, peacebuilding, humanitarianism, and crisis governance with a particular focus on institutional knowledge practices and legitimacy claims. View her full profile here.