School of Politics and International Relations

Andonea Jon Dickson

 Andonea Jon Dickson

Research Topic: Order and Control in the Maritime: Regulating Mobility in the Mediterranean

Supervisor: Jef Huysmans

Twitter: @AndoneaDickson


Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • MA in International Migration at the University of Kent, Brussels.
  • Combined BA in Social Science and International Studies at UTS, Sydney.

Research Interests: Border Studies, Migration, Militarisation, Critical Security Studies.

Work Experience: Teaching Associate at QMUL; Guest Lecturer at UTS; Research Assistant at Sydney University; Research Assistant for the Knowledge for Integration Governance (KING) project.


Dickson, A. (2018). Silencing Migration by Sea: Unveiling Technologies of Exclusion in Australian Maritime Borders. In: E. Burroughs and K. Williams (eds). Contemporary Boat Migration: Data, Geopolitics, and Discourses. Rowman & Littlefield International.

Dickson, A. (2015). Distancing Asylum Seekers from the State: Australia's evolving political geography of immigration and border control. Australian Geographer, 46(4), 437-454.

Awards and Prizes

  • Recipient of the QMUL Principle Studentship Scholarship 2016
  • Australian Geographer: Best Paper by an Early Career Researcher 2015