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Dr Ksenia Kirkham

Lecturer in Economic Warfare Education

Biography

Dr Ksenia Kirkham is a Lecturer in the Department of War Studies.

Her current research interests are:

  •  the political economy of sanctions
  •  economic warfare and economic sustainability 
  •  energy security and welfare states

Previously Ksenia contributed to teaching various postgraduate and undergraduate modules at King’s, including National Security Studies, Introduction to International Economics, Energy Security, and Integration of the European Union.

Ksenia received her PhD from the Department of European and International Studies (EIS) at King’s College London. Ksenia also holds an MBA (British AMBA), and her work experience includes eight years in the oil and gas sector and in petroleum transportation, with a dynamic career, from junior economist to a senior managerial position.

Teaching 2023/24

Undergraduate module:

  • 5SSW2066 Sanctions and Economic Warfare

Postgraduate modules:

  • 7SSWN117 Contemporary Conflicts
  • 7SSWN087 Strategic Communications
  • 7SSWN095 National Security Studies

Latest publications

Books/Book Chapters 

Articles

See Ksenia's research profile

Research

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King's Centre for Strategic Communication

KCSC aims to be the leading global centre of expertise on strategic communications.

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Economic Conflict & Competition Research Group

The ECCRG aims to be an academic centre of excellence for developing sustained, inter-disciplinary research on the study of Economic Warfare.

Events

11MarKsenia Handbook

"How Do Sanctions (not) Work?" Book Launch: The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Sanctions

In this book launch, panellists will discuss the core issues and debates surrounding this controversial topic of sanctions.

Research

Hero strat comms
King's Centre for Strategic Communication

KCSC aims to be the leading global centre of expertise on strategic communications.

F673BBBE-71AF-422F-999B-908BE90A05A0
Economic Conflict & Competition Research Group

The ECCRG aims to be an academic centre of excellence for developing sustained, inter-disciplinary research on the study of Economic Warfare.

Events

11MarKsenia Handbook

"How Do Sanctions (not) Work?" Book Launch: The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Sanctions

In this book launch, panellists will discuss the core issues and debates surrounding this controversial topic of sanctions.