Professor Tim Allen

Professor Tim Allen

Professor in Development Anthropology

International Development

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7955 6430

About me

Professor Tim Allen has expertise in the fields of complex emergencies, ethnic conflict, forced migration, local conception of health and healing, East Africa (especially Sudan, Uganda and Kenya), development aid and agencies and ethics of aid.

Research interests and areas of supervision

  1. Complex emergencies
  2. Neglected tropical diseases (especially Schistosomiasis and Lymphatic Filariasis)
  3. The International Criminal Court
  4. The Lord's Resistance Army
  5. Ethnic conflict
  6. Forced migration
  7. Local conceptions of health and healing
  8. East Africa (especially Sudan, Uganda and Kenya)
  9. Development aid and agencies, and ethics of aid
  10. Justice and security in fragile and conflict affected regions
  11. Role of the media in fragile and conflict affected regions