DR. ANDREW DELATOLLA
Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies –
Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Leeds
Visiting Research Fellow
Middle East Centre
London School of Economics and Political Science
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
Andrew has previously written on issues of state formation in Lebanon, using a Tilly-esque approach to understand the Lebanese Civil War as conductive to the state formation process; how civil war dynamics in Lebanon are reproduced thanks to general amnesty and power sharing agreements; how religion has been racialised from the nineteenth century to today; and how sexuality has been, and continues to be, used to measure global civilisational engagement. His current and developing project questions how the use of sexual violence by state forces during periods of internal crisis impacts citizenship, national belonging, and statehood.
Dr. Andrew Delatolla is a Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Leeds and currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. After finishing his PhD in 2018 in the Department of International Relations at the LSE, he was employed as an Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the American University in Cairo. Andrew is the former Chair of the LGBTQA+ Caucus of the International Studies Association.
His research interests are focused on issues of race, gender, and sexuality in relation to statehood and state formation. His research looks at issues of violence and exclusion from an international historical political sociological lens, examining the international relations of the Middle East and North Africa (Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and the Ottoman Empire).
Sexuality as a Standard of Civilization: Historicizing (Homo)Colonial Intersections of Race, Gender, and Class
The Lebanese Civil War and post-conflict power sharing: Continuation of conflict dynamics in post-conflict environments
Racializing Religion: Constructing Colonial Identities in the Syrian Provinces in the Nineteenth Century
‘Interview – Andrew Delatolla’ - E-International Relations (2021)
‘Ten Years of Syrian Revolutionary Narratives and Repertoires’ - Northern Notes (2021)
‘Homocolonialism: Sexual Governance, Gender, Race and the Naton-State’- E-International Relations (2021)
‘Abortion and the Political Futures of Women’s Rights’ - Cairo Review of Global Affairs (2020)
‘Book Review: The State in North Africa: After the Uprisings’ - Times Higher Education (2020)
‘Gender and Diversity in the IR Curriculum: Why Should We Care?’ - The Disorder of Things, with Dr Joanne Yao (2017)
DR. ANDREW DELATOLLA
UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, GB.
Room No. PAN.10.01
English, French, Arabic
Middle East, Politics, International Relations, Conflict, State Formation, Race, Gender, and Sexuality