Prior to joining the School of International Development at UEA I was a lecturer with the Centre for Civil Society in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics.  I have also taught at the Institute for Commonwealth Studies in London, and have worked for the World Bank in their Poverty Reduction Research Group.  As a graduate student I interned for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Democratic National Committee.  I am currently guest faculty at the Centre for African Studies at the University of Copenhagen.  I have also served for the past five years on the governing council of the Development Studies Association.


Academic Background

I have BA in History from the University of Cambridge and an MA in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)  of Johns Hopkins University.  My PhD was in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics.  My doctoral thesis was awarded the William Robson Memorial Prize.  After my PhD I took up a post-doctoral fellowship with the Danish Social Science Research Council before joining the University of East Anglia. 

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