Julian is currently in the second year of his PhD at the Department for Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick (working title: "Bush, Obama, Captain America and Other Heavenly Creatures – The Crisis of Security Concepts: Hollywood, Heroism and the Connections Between Popular Culture and Post-‘9/11’ Security Discourses."), having previously obtained a diploma in Political Science from the University of Vienna.
His research interests are International Relations, Security and Surveillance Studies, US Foreign Policy, War and Militarism, Critical Geopolitics, Popular Culture, Film and Cinema studies, post-Structuralism, Aesthetics, Visuality, and Narrative. Previous research projects and papers have covered issues such as the Geopolitics in TV series and films, Football and Identity, War Films and National Identity, Neo-Liberalism and post-Democracy, Superheroes and Security, Hegemonic Masculinity, Postmodernity and Heroism, '9/11', Trauma, and Crisis.
Supervisors: Dr. Trevor McCrisken and Dr. Chris Moran
PO219 Theories of International Relations (2nd-year module)
PO379 US Foreign Policy (3rd-year module)
Advice & Feedback Hours (during term time): Monday 11-12 am & 1-2 pm (in room D2.09)