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Professor Debbie LisleSchool of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
Professor Lisle’s research in critical International Relations and International Political Sociology explores issues of difference, mobility, security, travel, visuality, governmentality, biopolitics, materiality, technology, borders, practice and power. She examines how cultural and visual expressions of global politics (e.g. museum exhibits; photography; tourist brochures) shed light on central geopolitical tensions such as war, mobility and inequality. She is currently examining how mobile humans, security technologies and geopolitical imaginaries come together at global borders, and how those borders fail.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Tourism, Militarism and Everyday Life
- Migration, Borders and Security
- Surveillance, Visuality and Technology
- New Materialism, STS and post-humanism in global politics
- Media, technology and global politics
- Creative practice accounts of global politics (esp. film and visual art)
Prof Lisle is an engaging and energetic researcher click here to see a short clip regarding her reserach areas.
Public outreach & key achievements
- Personal website: http://debbielisle.weebly.com
- Link to media story: Interview in TLS:
- Interview for BISA Poststuctural and Radical Politics Working Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ExstSqtlUI
- Interview for Journal IPS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__uzZcxVMcY
- Professor Lisle's participation on the Academic Advisory Board for the Ulster Museum’s project
‘Collecting the Troubles and Beyond’ has helped to shape the new exhibition that will open in Spring 2018.
Alumni: Where are they now
|PhD Title||Re-imagining North Korea in International Politics|
|Current Position||Lecturer in International Politics, Massey University, New Zealand|
|(http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/expertise/profile.cfm?stref=362450) "The training and supervision I received completely transformed how I understand and engage with the world. The School gave me the intellectual, professional and financial support I needed and, with their help, I secured an AHRC postdoctoral fellowship to go to Japan. Queen’s is a one-of-a-kind place!"|
|PhD Title||US Cultural Diplomacy after 9/11|
|Current Position||Lecturer, University of St Andrews, Scotland|