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Bradley Lineker is a research consultant specialising in humanitarian, migration and other issues relating to borders and international institutions. He has extensive experience working with the UN, UK Home Office, DFID and the private sector, in contexts ranging from Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Kenya, Somalia and Syria. Bradley is currently a fully-funded fourth-year ESRC doctoral candidate in the War Studies Department, King’s College London. His thesis is on the transition of camp-based humanitarian governance into urban areas during the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan, 2011-2016. His other research interests are varied and include: conflict analysis, education in developing contexts, theorising the political-conflict state, while he has also written on neo-patrimonial networks in Angola, ‘state-capture’ in Mozambique, the concept of liberty during the French Revolution and maintains a deep interest in most aspects of political history.

Doctoral Research

Humanitarian Government During the Syrian Crisis in Jordan, 2011-2016

Research Interests

Systems of Political Thought, Migration, Borders, Humanitarianism, Theories of International Development, International Institutions, the Angolan Civil War, the French Revolution, the Syrian Refugee Crisis, and the Fall of the Roman Republic.


Dr. Reinoud Leenders