I have extensive media experience, having written
articles for, and been interviewed by journalists from
local, national and international print and broadcast
outlets, including: BBC News, Al Jazeera, Russia
Today, Channel News Asia, The Daily Telegraph, The
Guardian, The Financial Times, Le Monde
Diplomatique, The Australian, Associated Press, The
Jakarta Post, The Irrawaddy, MalaysiaKini, Voice of
Russia, Sputnik Radio, Ireland’s Talk Radio, and
London’s Colourful Radio. I was also a regular guest
on Monocle 24 radio for three years.
For examples, you can see an op-ed I wrote for The
Australian; TV appearances on the BBC and Al
Jazeera, and a recent radio appearance on Monocle
24. Most of my appearances are archived on my blog
here, and articles I have written are archived here.
The kind of areas I am asked to speak or write about have included:
Domestic politics, political economy and international relations in Southeast Asia, China and the Asia-
Pacific. Past topics have included Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia,
Japan, China, etc.
International intervention, including state-building interventions, humanitarian intervention and international
Security issues, including cross-border conflicts and non-traditional security issues (e.g. pandemic diseases,
transboundary pollution, transnational crime).
Brexit (from a Leave perspective), given my position as a founding signatory of Briefing for Brexit and The Full
Other topics have included British domestic and foreign policy, and British higher education.
The quickest way for journalists to contact me is probably by tweeting @DrLeeJones and emailing
(l.c.jones[at]qmul.ac.uk). You can also call the Queen Mary press office on +44 20 7882 3004, which has my mobile