Bryony is an ESRC funded doctoral student in the Department of Politics and International Relations. Her research broadly seeks to dismantle Eurocentric and racist understandings of international relations by uncovering anti-Eurocentric and non-Western approaches to international relations phenomena. Her PhD thesis specifically looks at how local organisations in South Africa utilise the African worldview of ubuntu to inform peacebuilding initiatives.
Bryony is Co-Editor, with Prof. John Hobson, of the Rowman and Littlefield book series Global Dialogues: Non-Eurocentric Visions of the Global. She is also Deputy Features Editor of E-International Relations – the world’s leading open access journal for students and scholars of international politics.
Her article, Constructing a Non-Western Theory of IR: A Cosmological Framework, was shortlisted for the 2019 Northedge Essay Prize by Millennium: Journal of International Studies, and her essay How Global is Security Studies? The Possibility of Non-Western Theory was awarded the E-International Relations Essay Award in 2018.