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Dr Steve Pickering

Dr Steve Pickering
Senior Lecturer in Conflict and International Relations

Marie Jahoda 213


I'm the Director of Undergraduate Programmes in the Division of Politics and History. I am responsible for the following degree programmes: 

  • BSc (Hons) Politics
  • BSc (Hons) International Politics
  • BA (Hons) History
  • BA (Hons) Military and International History
  • BSc (Hons) Politics and History
  • BSc (Hons) Politics and Sociology
  • BSc (Hons) International Relations and History

I completed my Ph.D. at the University of Lancaster in 2010. Since then, I have held positions at the Department of Government, University of Essex, and Kobe University, Japan.


PhD International Relations, Lancaster

Newest selected publications

Gizelis, I., Pickering, S. and Urdal, H. (2021) 'Conflict on the urban fringe: Urbanization, environmental stress, and urban unrest in Africa'. Political Geography, 86. pp. 1 - 38. ISSN: 0962-6298 Open Access Link

Journal article

Pickering, S., Tanaka, S. and Yamada, K. (2020) 'The Impact of Municipal Mergers on Local Public Spending: Evidence from Remote-Sensing Data'. Journal of East Asian Studies, 20 (2). pp. 243 - 266. ISSN: 1598-2408 Open Access Link

Journal article

Fisher, J., Hansen, ME., Pickering, S. and Sarmiento-Mirwaldt, K. (2019) 'A Note from the New Editorial Team'. Political Studies Review, 17 (2). pp. 98 - 98. ISSN: 1478-9299 Open Access Link

Journal article

Pickering, S. (2017) 'A New Way to Proxy Levels of Infrastructure Development'. Research and Politics, 4 (1). pp. 205316801668743 - 205316801668743. ISSN: 2053-1680 Open Access Link

Journal article

Pickering, S. (2017) 'Understanding Geography and War Misperceptions, Foundations, and Prospects'. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 10: 113752216X ISSN 13: 9781137522160

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