People

Meet our faculty 


Our staff have considerable experience in living and working in the developing world and most have engaged in policy-relevant research and consultancy work with international development agencies or non-governmental organisations.

Academic staff

Allen_Tim

Professor Tim Allen

Professor of Development Anthropology 

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Boone_Cathy

Professor Catherine Boone

Professor of Comparative Politics and African Political Economy
Programme Director, African Development

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Coast_Ernestina

Professor Ernestina Coast 

Professor of Health and International Development
Programme Director, Health and International Development
Programme Director, Population and Development

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Brett_Teddy

Professor E A (Teddy) Brett

Professor of International Development

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Dyson_Tim

Professor Tim Dyson

Professor of Population Studies

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Faguet_JP

Professor Jean-Paul Faguet

Professor of the Political Economy of Development
Programme Co-Director, Development Management

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Fairfield_Tasha

Dr Tasha Fairfield

Associate Professor in Development Studies

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Forsyth_Tim

Professor Tim Forsyth

Professor of Environment and Development

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Gordon_Stuart

Dr Stuart Gordon 

Associate Professorial Lecturer in Managing Humanitarianism
Programme Director, International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies

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Arjan Gjonça

Associate Professor of Demography 

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Green_Duncan

Dr Duncan Green

Senior Strategic Adviser, Oxfam UK, and Professor in Practice

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green_Elliot

Dr Elliott Green

Associate Professor in Development Studies

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Gruber_Llyod

Dr Lloyd Gruber

Assistant Professor in Political Economy of Development

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Hochstetler_Kathy

Professor Kathryn Hochstetler

Professor of International Development

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Howell_Jude

Professor Jude Howell

Professor of International Development

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Kabeer_Naila

Professor Naila Kabeer

Professor of Gender and Development 

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Professor Mary Kaldor

Professor Mary Kaldor

Professor of Global Governance
Programme Director, Civil Society and  Human Security Research Unit

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Kar_Sohini

Dr Sohini Kar

Assistant Professor

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Keen_david

Professor David Keen

Professor of Complex Emergencies

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Leone_Tiziana

Dr Tiziana Leone 

Assistant Professor in Demography

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Madon_Shirin

Dr Shirin Madon

Associate Professor in ICTs and Socio-Economic Development

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Mann_Laura

Dr Laura Mann

Assistant Professor

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Meagher_Kate

Dr Kate Meagher

Associate Professor in Development Studies

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Mkandawire_Thandika

Professor Thandika Mkandawire

Professor of African Development

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Mladovsky_Philipa

Dr Philipa Mladovsky

Assistant Professor in International Development

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Naritomi_joana

Dr Joana Naritomi

Assistant Professor

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Putzel_James

Professor James Putzel

Professor of Development Studies
Programme Director, Development Studies and Research

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Sequeira_sandra

Dr Sandra Sequeira

Associate Professor in Development Economics

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shadlen_ken

Professor Ken Shadlen

Professor of Development Studies

Head of Department 

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Mhavish_Shirin

Dr Mahvish Shami

Programme Co-Director of Development Management

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Venugopal_Rajesh

Dr Rajesh Venugopal

Assistant Professor in Managing Humanitarianism

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Wade_robert

Professor Robert Wade

Professor of Political Economy and Development

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Weinhold_Diana

Dr Diana Weinhold

Associate Professor in Development Economics

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Jonathan Weigel

Assistant Professor of International Development

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Fellows

Duursma

Allard Duursma

Research officer in the Conflict Research Programme

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Vesna

Dr Vesna Bojičić-Dželilović

Senior Research Fellow in the CSHS and the European Institute

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Regina Enjuto Martines

Dr Regina Enjuto-Martinez

Research Officer

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Eyob

Dr Eyob Gebremariam 

LSE Fellow
Program Director for the MSc in African Development

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Dr Peter Ho

LSE Professorial Fellow 

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Levy, Fellow, International Development, LSE

Dr Stephanie Levy

Guest Lecturer 

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Dr Holly Porter

Research Fellow, Lead Researcher (JSRP)

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Yuanyuan

Dr Yuanyuan Qu

Research Officer

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Dr Alessandra Radicati

LSE Fellow

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Dr Iavor Rangelov

Global Security Research Fellow

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Dr Jerome Roos

LSE Fellow

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Dr Portia Roelofs

LSE Fellow

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Florain Schaefer

Florian Schaefer

LSE Fellow

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Dr Moritz Schmoll

LSE Fellow

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Dr Rim Turkmani

LSE Senior Research Fellow

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Florian Weigand

Dr Florian Weigand

ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow

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Visiting Fellows

Aberbach

Professor David Aberbach

Visiting Research Fellow

 


 

Barber

Owen Barder

Visiting Professor in Practice

 


 

Hanlon

Dr Joseph Hanlon

Visiting Senior Fellow

 


 

fatima el issawi

Dr Fatima El-Issawi

Semior Visiting Fellow

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Perez

Professor Carlota Perez

Visiting Professor

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Sehnbruch

Kirsten Sehnbruch

Visiting Senior Fellow

 


 

Visiting (Senior) Fellow appointments are intended to help Departments, Institutes and Centres to invite staff who are either practitioners or academics in other institutions to conduct research, or be involved in other activities which will benefit the Department.

Please click here for more information about our Visiting Fellow Scheme

Affiliated staff

 

Nelson RuizGuarin

Nelson Ruiz-Guarin       

Nelson received his PhD from the London School of Economics in 2018. He wrote his dissertation about conflict, political selection, and the influence of money in politics. 

Nelson studies the political economy of development. He is particularly interested in electoral systems, political selection, the influence of campaign contributions in politics.

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James Walters 

Dr James Walters is founding director of the LSE Faith Centre which works to promote religious understanding and interfaith leadership among the LSE’s global student body, in government and to the wider public. He is also a Senior Lecturer in the LSE Marshall Institute and Chaplain to the School. He works with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to promote diplomatic engagement with religious communities and contributes to several interfaith initiatives in the Middle East. He has published a number of books including Baudrillard and Theology, Religion and the Public Sphere: New Conversations, Religious Imaginations and Global Transitions and Loving Your Neighbour in an Age of Religious Conflict. He was educated at Cambridge University and ordained priest in the Church of England in 2008 within which he is now a canon of Chichester Cathedral and represents universities on the General Synod, the Church’s governing body.

 

 

Professional service staff

PeterCampbell

Peter Campbell

Department Manager

Contact: P.Campbell1@lse.ac.uk

 


 

Daley

Drucilla Nelson

Deputy Department Manager

Contact: D.Daley@lse.ac.uk

 


 

Ray

Roxane Ray

MSc Programme Manager

Course Administrator, MSc Development Management  

Courses:
DV410 / DV445, DV411, DV423, DV424, DV431, DV433, DV450, DV454, DV455, DV450

Contact: R.Ray2@lse.ac.uk

 


 

Adnitt

Katharine Adnitt

MSc Course Administrator

Courses:

DV400, DV407, DV413, DV415, DV418, DV435, DV483, DV490, DV491, DV492

Contact: K.Adnitt@lse.ac.uk 

 


 

Maria

Maria Do-Prado

MSc course Administrator

DV421, DV442, DV456, DV420, DV428, DV457, DV453, DV459

Contact: M.A.Do-Prado@lse.ac.uk

 


 

Patel

Dipa Patel

Web, Communications and Events

Contact: D.Patel20@lse.ac.uk 

 


 

Sarah

Sarah Neuenschwander

Student Experience Officer 

Contact: S.M.Neuenschwander@lse.ac.uk 

 


 

 

Nina

Nina Craven

PhD Programme Manager 

Contact: ID.Research@lse.ac.uk

 


 

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Anna Mkhitaryan

Programme Manager, Conflict Research Programmes

Contact: A.Mkhitaryan@lse.ac.uk

 


 

Crinion

Amy Crinnion 

PA to Professor Kaldor and Research Programme Administrator

A.Crinnion@lse.ac.uk

Tel: +44(0)207 955 6419


 

Azaria

Azaria Morgan

Uptake and Communications Officer, Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit

A.Morgan2@lse.ac.uk

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Contact us

Telephone

Dru Daley, Deputy Department Manager +44(0)20 7955 7425

Roxane Ray, MSc Programme Manager +44(0)20 7955 2626

Dipa Patel, Web, Communications and Events +44(0)20 7955 6565

Email

General Enquires intdev.enquiries@lse.ac.uk

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Department of International Development, Connaught House, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE