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School of Politics and International Relations

Alexander Stoffel

 Alexander Stoffel

Research Topic: Queer Worldmaking: The Anti-imperialism of Sexual Politics



Research Topic: Queer Worldmaking: The Anti-imperialism of Sexual Politics

Supervisors: Professor Kimberly Hutchings, Dr Nivi Manchanda and Dr. Sam McBean

Research Interests: Queer and trans studies; International Relations theory; World Systems-Analysis; Discourse theory; histories of revolution and resistance

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • BA in History and Politics at the University of Oxford
  • MSc in International Relations Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Work Experience:

Prior to joining Queen Mary, Alex worked as Platform Research Manager at Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for government. He also has experience in research roles at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.


QMUL: POL299 POL255 Colonialism, Capitalism and Development and International Relations Theory

LSE: MY428 Qualitative Text and Discourse Analysis

Sciences Po Paris: Critical International Relations Theories


Stoffel, A. (2021) "Homocapitalism": analytical precursors and future directions. International Feminist Journal of Politics, 23 (1), 173-178.

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Twitter: @StoffelAlex

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