Dr Gernot Klantschnig
Senior Research Associate
Gernot Klantschnig joined the University of Bristol in 2019, from the University of York, where he was a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Crime since 2014. He was previously Associate Professor of International Studies at the University of Nottingham’s China campus. He completed his doctorate in Politics at Oxford with a thesis on Nigeria’s role in the international trade and control of illegal drugs. This research has been the basis for several books and articles on the politics and history of drugs and crime, policing and healthcare in Africa. His research has also been supported by a variety of funding bodies, such as the British Academy, Chinese government and the World University Network. At York, Gernot also coordinated the MA in Global Crime and Justice and was co-chair of York’s research network on crime and criminal justice, CrimNet.
Gernot’s current research and publications focus on crime and drugs and their role in broader debates about trade, development, the state and health in Africa, China and globally.
He is currently co-coordinator of the TNOC project.