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Nicole Sunday Grove

Assistant Professor of International Relations
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Nicole Grove is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, with affiliations in the Department of Women’s Studies, the Hawaiʻi Research Center for Futures Studies, and the International Cultural Studies Program. Her teaching and research interests are located at the intersection of international relations, security studies, and transnational Middle East politics, focusing on issues of gender, technology, surveillance, and visual culture. Grove is a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar Award in the Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program, and her work has been published in the European Journal of International Relations, Security DialogueContemporary Political TheoryCritical Studies on Security, and Globalizations among othersShe is also an Associate Editor for the journal International Political Sociology, and is on the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Politics and International Relations. Grove’s book Intimate Capture: Security, Desire and the Middle East in the Data Imperium is under contract with Duke University Press.



“Playing with the World: The Politics of Miniaturization in the Gulf.”  Forthcoming in Salter M. and S. Yao (eds.) How to do Popular Culture in International Relations. Routledge, 2018. 

“The Cartographic Ambiguities of HarassMap: Crowdmapping Security and Sexual Violence in Egypt.” Security Dialogue, Special issue on Questioning security devices: Performativity, resistance, politics. Vol. 46, No. 4, 2015: 345-364.

“Facebook Bras and #digitalharems: Fantasies of Mimesis and the Transgressions of Aliaa Elmahdy and Amina Sboui.” Globalizations, Special issue on Insurrectional Politics. Vol. 12, No. 6, 2015: 943-956.