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  • Dr Lucy Ford

    BA, MA, DPhil

    Senior Lecturer in International Relations

    Department of Social Sciences

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Dr Lucy Ford

    Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483914


    Location: Gibbs 421.B

    Lucy Ford is Senior Lecturer in International Relations, having joined Brookes in 2002. She received her MA and DPhil in International Relations from Sussex University, having gained a first degree in Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent at Canterbury.  Before coming to Oxford Brookes she worked as researcher and parliamentary assistant to Caroline Lucas, former Green Member of the European Parliament in Brussels and now first Green UK MP. At Brookes she was instrumental in setting up the then new subject of International Relations at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She was director of the MA in 2004-2005 and acted as subject coordinator for International Relations (RL) and International Relations and Politics (RX) from 2009-2017. Her research interests in global political ecology transcend the discipline International Relations to include political economy, political thought, geography, anthropology, sociology and psychology.