Supervisor: Professor David Bewley-Taylor
Second Supervisor: Professor Alan Collins
Title: "Crypto-Drug Markets: A Unique Challange to the Global Drug Prohibition Regime?"
Home Institution: Swansea University
Bio: Martin holds an MA (Distinction) in International Politics from Hull, and a BScEcon (Hons) in International Politics and Strategic Studies from Aberystwyth. He has attracted full scholarships at both Hull and Swansea.
Martin's Ph.D. is entitled "Crypto-Drug Markets: A Unique Challange to the Global Drug Prohibition Regime?" His research investigates the transnational crypto-drug market phenomena and the (potential) associated challenges for drug control policy. His work seeks to quantify to what extent CDMs impact the international prohibition regime, national prohibition policies, and state enforcement strategies. His research operates within, and contributes to, IR Regime Theory, and interesects with questions regarding the ongoing primacy of the state in the international system, traditional conceptions of identity, and international and domestic legal juristications.
Martin provides seminar teaching in several areas of International Politics to undergraduate level at Swansea, and is a Research Assistant with the Global Drug Policy Observatory. His work for the GDPO also includes co-ordinating the GDPO Postgraduate Network, and managing the Observatory’s online profile.
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