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Miss Veronika Poniscjakova

Teaching Fellow

Veronika Poniscjakova
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Summary

I am a Teaching Fellow for the Strategy Enterprise and Innovation (SEI) subject group in the Faculty of Business and Law based at Royal Air Force (RAF) College, Cranwell. 

I joined the RAF College academic team in May 2019, having previously taught at the University of Nottingham. As a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Nottingham I  taught modules such as “the War in Iraq” and “Political Theory: From Ancient to Modern”.

recently passed my viva at the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and my thesis focused on the role of counter-culture in Israel. 

Research Interests

My doctoral research extended a theoretical framework developed by Pedahzur and Perliger on counter-culture. The aim of this PhD project was to understand how living in counter-culture influences communities; to find out these communities’ characteristics and their attitudes towards political developments and their responses towards crises of political and religious nature.

I am currently working a monograph, based on my PhD thesis.

My research interests include: 

  • counter-culture;
  • civil disobedience;
  • political violence;
  • politics and international relations of the Middle East;
  • Arab-Israeli conflict;
  • right-wing political ideology.

 

Media Availability

I am happy to take calls and emails from the media on my research, and am aware of the needs to respond to journalists in a timely manner. Please contact me directly on either veronika.poniscjakova@port.ac.uk or 01400 266245.

Teaching Responsibilities

I will be teaching on both the Initial Officer Training Course and the Masters’ Level Senior Officers Study Programme. 

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