Dr Andrew Delatolla

Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies – Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Leeds
Visiting Research Fellow
Middle East Centre
London School of Economics and Political Science


Dr Andrew Delatolla is a Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Leeds and currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. After finishing his PhD in 2018 in the Department of International Relations at the LSE, he was employed as an Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the American University in Cairo. Andrew is the current Chair of the LGBTQA+ Caucus of the International Studies Association.

His research interests centre on issues of race, gender, and sexuality in relation to statehood and state formation. His research tends to focus on issues of violence and exclusion from an international historical political sociological lens, examining the international relations of the Middle East and North Africa (Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and the Ottoman Empire).

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