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DR Daniel McCarthy


  • International Relations Theory (Science and Technology Studies)
  • Social Power (Materiality)



  • Daniel was previously Fellow in Global Politics in the Department of Government, London School of Economics, ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Sussex, and Lecturer in Security Studies in the Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University. His research interests are International Relations theory, Science and Technology Studies, theories of social power, historical materialism and American foreign policy, particularly in relation to the role of technology and the non-human world in global politics.   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, Aberystwyth University 2011



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I am interested in supervising Honours, MA and PhD students studying International Relations Theory, International Historical Sociology, American Foreign Policy, the global politics of technology (including Internet governance), the place of transparency in International relations,  historical materialism, and sociological theories of power.