Dr Mahvish  Shami

Dr Mahvish Shami

Programme Co-Director of Development Management

Department of International Development

+44 (0)20 7852 3639

About me

Mahvish Shami has been a visiting research fellow at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, and worked as an external consultant for the World Bank. After completing her PhD she spent a year doing Post-Doctoral research at the Institute of Food and Resource Economics at Copenhagen University. 

Her current research builds on her doctoral thesis by exploring the types of collective action projects peasants undertake in villages with varying levels of connectivity.

Expertise Details

agrarian development; agrarian power relations; collective action; community-based development; development economics; informal institution; informal networks; interlinked markets; land reforms; political development; political economy of development


Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2012-2015