Jordan Pilcher

  • Postgraduate Researcher

Jordan (re-)joined Loughborough University as a Doctoral Researcher in October 2021, having previously obtained a BA (Hons) in Politics and International Relations and an MA in Security Studies from Loughborough University. Prior to starting her PhD, Jordan worked as an Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) Assistant at Kent County Council.


PhD Supervisors:

Dr Duncan Depledge & Dr Ali Bilgic

Research Question:

Ontological fantasies and geopolitical imaginations: President Erdoğan’s Turkey in the Middle East and Africa


  • Bilgic, Ali. Pilcher, Jordan. (2022). Desires, Fantasies, and Hierarchies: Postcolonial Status Anxiety through Ontological Security”, Alternatives, Special Issue Governing and Navigating Subjects in the Age of 'Permanent Anxieties': National, Regional, and Global Perspectives.