Academic Background

Anna's research interests include: political violence; transitional justice; law and social order; and the politics of humanitarian and state-building interventions, with a regional focus on east and central Africa. She is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa based at the London School of Economics (LSE). Anna is currently working on three research projects: the AHRC/ESRC funded Politics of Return project which examines cycles of violence, displacement and return in central Africa; the ESRC-funded Centre for Public Authority and International Development (CPAID), where she is undertaking a project on the role and function of magistrates' courts in Uganda and South Africa (with Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock, at Edinburgh University); and the DFID-funded Conflict Research Programme, where she is researching ideas of public authority and legal pluralism in the horn of Africa. 

Prior to joining DEV, Anna was a research fellow in the International Development Department at the LSE (2013-2018). She has a PhD in War Studies from King's College London, an MSc in the Theory and History of International Relations from LSE and a BA in Modern History from the University of Oxford.

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