Mr Sam Wrighton
Job Market Candidate
Citizenship Identity International law International relations Nationalism Sovereignty States Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Law and International law
Areas of expertise
International relations and dual citizenship legislation.
I am an ESRC funded DPhil in International Relations candidate researching the political impact of the extra-territorial naturalisation policies of Russia and Hungary. More generally, I am exploring how dual citizenship impacts inter-state relations with regards to issues relating to overlapping sovereignties, territories and jurisdictions.
- Spanish - B1
- French - A2
- Dutch - A2
Teaching specialism, interests and experience
Prior to commencing my DPhil at the University of Oxford, I was employed as a Junior Researcher by the University of Amsterdam's Political Science department.
My master's thesis was shortlisted for two awards: the University of Amsterdam's Uwe Beker Prize thesis award and the Dutch Political Science Association (NKWP)'s Daniel Heinsius thesis award, both in 2016.