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Christina Hellmich

Christina Hellmich

Module Convenor for:

  • Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
  • Terrorism in a Globalising World
  • Conflict in the Middle East
  • International Terrorism.

Areas of interest

Dr Hellmich is a specialist in Middle East politics (especially Yemen and the Arab Gulf) with a particular research interest in political Islam, international security and global health.

During fieldwork in Iraq and the Yemen she has conducted extensive research into the role of Islamic preaching in the process of radicalisation as well as gender relations and women's health.

Her recent work examined the contested nature of Al-Qaeda and changing notions of the Pan-Islamic ideal.

Academic qualifications

  • M.A. (Hons) St. Andrews
  • M.St. Oxford
  • D.Phil Oxford