Current and Past PhD Students

  • Abaalkhail Nassar Ahmad - The Effectiveness of Internal Control in Tackling Corruption
  • Moletsane Abraham Monyake - Taking Control: Citizens, Corruption and Collective Civic Action in Africa (funded by a Commonwealth Scholarship)
  • Sean Paul Vincent - The Effect of New Media on Candidate Independence: A Comparison of Constituency Candidates in the United Kingdom and Japan (funded by the ESRC)

Olli is interested in supervising PhD research in the areas of corruption, state building, political parties and party systems, and democratisation.

Taught Modules

  • Contemporary Issues in Politics (Year 1)
  • Politics of Governance: East Asia (Year 2)
  • Photography and Politics (Year 3)
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Studying Corruption (MA)

Teaching Awards and Prizes

  • PSA Sir Bernard Crick Award - new entrant (2016)
  • University Teaching Innovation Prize (2016)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2015)
  • shortlisted for Student-Led Teaching Award (2015)