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  • PhD Politics and International Relations
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • De La Salle University-Manila
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in TOM's My Publications folder on Mendeley.


Tom Smith is an honors graduate in law with a master’s degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. He worked for the United Nations in Sri Lanka and is now a PhD candidate at the University of Hull. Currently a visiting lecturer at the Department of International Studies at De La Salle University in Manila from where he carries out research into the jihad in Mindanao as part of his research into the conceptualization of the Global Jihad.

Recent publications

  • Philippine election plays more like a soap opera

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Professional experience

Visiting Lecturer

De La Salle University-Manila

September 2009 - Present


PhD Politics and International Relationd

The University of Hull

September 2008 - Present

MSc Global Politics

London School of Economics

September 2005 - December 2006(a year)


University of Hull

September 2002 - September 2005(3 years)