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Personal profile


I joined Roskilde University (RUC) as a postdoc in 2018 and have been Associate Professor in International Development Studies since 2020. Before joining RUC I was a PhD student and later a postdoc at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. My research focuses on race and racism in International Relations, liberation movements, spatial politics, settler colonialism and postcolonial studies. I am the author of Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial (Cornell University Press, 2020) and co-editor of Globalizing Collateral Language: From 9/11 to Endless War (University of Georgia Press, 2021). My work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Al Jazeera English, Foreign Policy, The Huffington Post, Open Democracy, Jacobin, The London Review of Books, The Palestine Chronicle and The Disorder of Things.

Education/Academic qualification

Political Science, PhD, University of Copenhagen


Comparative Social Sciences, MA, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin


International Relations and European Studies, MA, Central European University


Government, BA, St. Lawrence University


External positions

Visiting Professor, Tata Institute of Social Science

1 Sept 202330 Sept 2023

Member, Committee on Academic Freedom, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies

1 Jul 202230 Jun 2025

Associate Editor, Critical Studies on Security (Journal)

1 Jan 202231 Dec 2024

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

1 Jan 202230 Jun 2022

Postdoc, University of Copenhagen

1 Jul 201531 Dec 2017

Publication network

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