Visiting Fellow - Amal Abu-Bakare


Dr Amal Abu-Bakare is a lecturer in the politics of race and decolonial studies at the University of Liverpool and research collaborator with Professor Christian Kaunert. She received her PhD in International Politics from Aberystwyth University. As a Saudi-born Nigerian dual citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom, Abu-Bakare is interested in all things international, particularly politics. 

Dr Amal Abu- Bakare has significant research as well as practical experience in IR theorisation and counterterrorism. Her research area is anti-colonial theory in International Relations and Counterterrorism politics. Her current project is titled 'The ‘Colour’ in Counterterrorism: A postcolonial analysis of racialisation in British and Canadian counterterror approaches'.