Dr Marnie Howlett is a Departmental Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations and Associate Member at Nuffield College. She teaches on the postgraduate Research Design in Comparative Political Science, Comparative Political Science, and Qualitative Methods in Political Science courses.
Dr Howlett's research centres on cartography, nationalism, and geopolitics within the former Soviet space, particularly Ukraine. Her research interests also include qualitative methodologies, visual and digital methods, and research ethics.
She is currently working on a book monograph, which explores the intersection and overlap of imagined and territorial cartographies for contemporary politics. In addition, her main interests include the use of and ethics around qualitative methods for political science research.
Dr Howlett holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), as well as a BA (High Honours) in International Studies and MA in Political Science from the University of Saskatchewan.
- Contemporary Ukrainian geopolitics
- Ukrainian nationalism and ethnicity
- Borders and borderland areas
Dr Marnie Howlett has worked extensively with media including live television and radio, as well as for print and other news sources, and in many countries including Canada, the UK, Ukraine, and Malaysia.