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Dr Gernot Klantschnig

Dr Gernot Klantschnig

Dr Gernot Klantschnig
BA (SOAS), MSc (LSE), DPhil (Oxford)

Senior Lecturer in International Criminology

Office Room 2.6, 10 Woodland Road
8 Priory Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6730

Research summary

My current research and publications focus on drugs and crime and their role in broader debates about trade, security, the state and health in Africa, China and globally. At the moment, I work on three related research areas all of which are theoretically linked by an interest in the role of ideas and policy transfer, ‘organised crime’, as well as the state and the illicit in the global South.

(1) Pharmaceuticals and their Regulation in the Global South. I have recently completed a British Academy-funded project on the politics of ‘fake prescription drugs’ in Nigeria and a Chinese government-funded project ...

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I joined the School of Policy Studies in September 2019 after spending 5 years at the University of York (Social Policy and Crime) and 6 years at the University of Nottingham’s China campus (International Studies). Prior to that I completed my doctorate in Politics at Oxford with a thesis on Nigeria’s role in the international trade and control of illegal drugs. My doctoral and postdoctoral research has been the basis for three books and several articles on the politics and history of drugs and crime, policing and healthcare in Africa. This research has also been supported by funding bodies, such ...

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