Laurence is a lecturer in Political Studies and International Studies at the School of Social Sciences. Before joining IIE MSA, he worked as a research analyst for the Centre for International Political Studies at the University of Pretoria, and Royal Thai Embassy in South Africa. He has also written for the Mail & Guardian and other South African newspapers.
He holds a Master’s degree in Political Studies from the University of Pretoria, and is currently working on his PhD. His main interests are in international relations, political theory, and the foreign policies of the great powers. He strongly believes that international relations insights can solve collective action problems and create a more orderly and prosperous world.