Dr Tendayi Bloom

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Department of Political Science and International Studies
Lecturer in Politics and International Studies
Undergraduate Admissions Lead for Politics and International Studies

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POLSIS - School of Government
Room 514 Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Tendayi Bloom is a Political and Legal Theorist who is interested in questions of noncitizenship, statelessness, and human mobility. Her current work explores these themes in the context of Global Migration Governance.


  • PhD in Political and Legal Theory, Queen Mary University of London 


Tendayi Bloom is author of Noncitizenism: Recognising Noncitizen Capabilities in a World of Citizens (Routledge, 2018) and co-editor most recently of Statelessness, Governance, and the Problem of Citizenship (Manchester University Press, 2021) and Understanding Statelessness (Routledge, 2017). She also writes a range of academic and policy documents. 

Downloadable versions of most of her publications are available from her academia profile. Her current projects explore the UN global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration and examine the relationship between statelessness and global governance.


  • Introduction to Political Theory (UG Yr1)
  • Statelessness and Citizenship (UG Yr3)

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