Nicolai Gellwitzki is a PhD candidate researching social representations of migration and their affective attachments in German security discourse during the so-called migration crisis of 2015. His PhD research project, currently titled Talking in affective Images: Social Representations of Migration in German Security Discourse from 2015-2016, is supervised by Madeleine Fagan and Christopher Browning.
Nicolai's broader research interests comprise critical security studies, affect and emotion in IR and psychological approaches to the study of security. He holds a Bachelor in International Relations from Libertas International University, a MA in International Security from the University of Warwick, and a MRes in Political Science from the University Pompeu Fabra.
Associate Tutor Teaching (2020/21)
Introduction to Politics (PO107)