Eugenie de Silva
Hello everybody! I’m Eugenie, a seventeen-year-old, currently completing my PhD in the department of Politics and International Relations via distance learning. My PhD research focuses on Denial and Deception in the intelligence field. I'm originally from Manchester, England, but I now live in the United States where I work as a lecturer in public safety and write books and articles in the intelligence field. I hope to share my unique experiences as a teenager completing a PhD here at the University of Leicester.
As I sit on the balcony of what used to be a Governor’s mansion in Sri Lanka, but is now a tourist-friendly hotel, gazing down at the deserted beach while the cool breeze rescues me from the blazing sun, I think not about the beauty, but rather I think to myself, “Is that sentence really […]
Over the years, I have grown accustomed to flying across the country and the globe on a daily basis. This week, I was in New York City to attend an award ceremony. This was the first time I had been in NYC during the winter. I have spent many a day in Boston, MA during […]
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Hello everyone! My name is Eugenie and I’m a Ph.D. student here at the University of Leicester via distance learning. I will be regularly uploading to this blog to share my experiences over the course of my time here at the University. My time at the University has certainly been rewarding thus far, and I […]