Dr Nicholas Apoifis

Lecturer

ARTS/LLB (Macq-Hons), MA Research (UNSW), PhD (Macq)

School of Social Sciences

Contact

9385 2407
144 Morven Brown
Kensington Campus

Dr Apoifis is Lecturer in Politics & International Relations at UNSW. He works with the application and development of settler colonial theories, social movement theories and radical qualitative research practices. His 2017 manuscript Anarchy in Athens (Manchester University Press), was awarded the UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Award for Best Monograph for an Early Career Researcher, 2017. The book was based on unprecedented access to the world’s most militant anarchist movement and involved highly engaged ethnographic fieldwork, referred to as Militant Ethnography. An aspect of this methodological approach has Dr Apoifis disseminating his research insights and findings amongst international activist networks and anti-fascist and anti-authoritarian collectives.

Dr Apoifis is the co-founder of Coaching Unlimited, an initiative that provides sport specific coaching accreditation and research based health promotion workshops to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander coaches.

Dr Apoifis was awarded the UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (Early Career), 2017.

Publications

Teaching and Supervision

Arts 1810 Foundations of Politics and International Relations

Arts 2813 International Security

Arts 3810 International Relations: Theory and Practice (IR Capstone)

Honours and prizes

Awards

  • UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Award for Best Monograph for an Early Career Researcher, 2017
  • UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence (Early Career), 2017.

Honours Supervision- University Medal Winner

  • Amelia Meurant-Tompkinson (2017)

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Other information

Dr Apoifis is a co-founder of Coaching Unlimited, a UNSW, WSU & Macquarie University initiative that provides sport specific coaching accreditation and research based health promotion workshops to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander coaches.

Academic Programs Officer SOSS, UNSW