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Dr Maha Abdelrahman Reader in Development Studies and Middle East Politics, BA, MA (The American University in Cairo) PhD (Institute of Social Studies, the Netherlands), Currently not taking PhD students
Taskeen Adam ta362@cam.ac.uk Title: The role of African Massive Open Online Courses in supporting the most marginalised to improve their capabilities., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, King's College
Jose Miguel Ahumada Title: Trading away the ladder? Chile's path into globalisation (1975-2010)
Shachi Amdekar Title: From Lancashire to Bombay: Commercial Networks, Technology Diffusion, and Business Strategy in the Bombay Textile Industry.
Shama Ams Title: Governance & Constitutional Reform in Countries Emerging from Civil War., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, Girton College
Amna Ansari Title: Children's capabilities and education inequality: How types of schooling play a role in Pakistan.
Professor Raymond Apthorpe Paper 900 International Humanitarianism and Development, Royal Anthropological Institute Hon. Sec., araptorp@gmail.com, Currently not taking PhD students
Idil Asan ia324@cam.ac.uk Title: Humanitarian Governance, Gender, and Refugee Protection: Assessing the Lived Effects of Policy on Gender Non-conforming refugees in Turkey., Supervisor: Dr Maha Abdelrahman, Girton College
Dustin Barter db582@cam.ac.uk Title: A Comparative Study of International Institutions and Post-Isolation Civil Society Development in Cambodia and Myanmar, Supervisor: Dr. Maha Abdelrahman, College: Jesus College
Mustafa Metin Basbay mmb49@cam.ac.uk Title: Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth at Different Stages of Development: An Eclectic Approach, Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, St Edmund's College
Gracelin Baskaran gcb37@cam.ac.uk Title: Essays on the economic and financial challenges facing South Africa’s commodity sector, Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, Lucy Cavendish College
Niyousha Bastani nb557@cam.ac.uk Teaching Assistant Paper 4 Globalisation and Development
Jaskiran Bedi Title: Is English language causing a dichotomy between economic growth and inclusive growth in India?
Callie Berman cmb226@cam.ac.uk Title: Knowledge in caviar: An examination of post-Soviet environmental institutions and embedded knowledge in the governance of Caspian caviar production., Supervisor: Dr Siddharth Saxena, Gonville and Caius College
Anna Bilous ab2193@cam.ac.uk Title: State-Owned Enterprises in Russia: Pitfalls and Prospects., Supervisor: Professor Peter Nolan, Lucy Cavendish College
Dawn Bradley 01223 337158 dmb49@cam.ac.uk Centre Administrator, MPhil general queries, Please note, the office is closed and we are working remotely, in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus/Covid19. Unfortunately, we cannot take telephone calls at the current time.
Juan Fernando Bucheli Title: Living Together: Urban Quality of Life in Spatially Segregated Areas of Bogota.
Dr Ha-Joon Chang Ha-Joon.Chang@econ.cam.ac.uk Director of the Centre of Development Studies, Reader in the Political Economy of Development, Faculty of Economics, BA in Economics (Seoul National University), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Peerapat Chokesuwattanaskul Title: Export Cartels: Trade, Competition, and Industrial Policies.
Rohan Clarke rdc39@cam.ac.uk Title: The Myth of Paradise: Reaffirming Commonwealth Caribbean Sovereignty and Sustainable Development in the Context of the Anti-Money Laundering & Combating Terrorist Financing Transnational Legal Order, Supervisor: Professor Barry Rider, Jesus College
Dr Flavio Comim fvc1001@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer in Human Development and Ecosystems in the department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge., Visiting Fellow at St Edmund’s College, BA, MPhil and PhD (University of Cambridge)
Madleina Daehnhardt Title: Migration, development and social change in a 21st century North Indian hill village. An ethnographic study of migration patterns, reasons and impacts.
Shreyashi Dasgupta Title: Informality and Housing in Mumbai and Dhaka., Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer-Willis, Girton College
Clément De Rivas cd631@cam.ac.uk Title: A constructivist and institutionalist political economy perspective on ideational, political and institutional change in France and Poland, Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, Darwin College
Dr Graham Denyer Willis gdw27@cam.ac.uk Senior Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies and Centre of Latin American Studies, B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Royal Roads), Ph.D. (MIT)
Isabel Estevez le298@cam.ac.uk Title: Essays on Globalization and Economic Development., Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, Trinity Hall
Dr Shailaja Fennell +44 (0) 1223 764048 ss141@cam.ac.uk Reader in Regional Transformation and Economic Security,, Department of Land Economy, Fellow of Jesus College, BA, MA, MPhil (University of Delhi), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
Matthew Fright mpjf2@cam.ac.uk Title: The moments of, and movements for national accounts: contextualising changes to British national accounting during the 1930s to 1950s, Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, Queens' College
Lorena Gazzotti lg488@cam.ac.uk Title: How does migration policy affect aid? Migration policy, development and aid in the EU-Moroccan context., Supervisor: Dr Alexandra Winkels, Lucy Cavendish College
Dr Ksenia Gerasimova klg37@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Research Associate, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, BA (Hons), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), Currently not taking PhD Students
Javier Gonzalez Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, Title: The Political Economy and Institutional Foundations of Inequality, Social Mobility and Education Disparities: Essays from the Developing South, Currently not taking PhD students
Dr Natasha Grist natashagrist@outlook.com Affiliated Lecturer, Senior Research Advisor, Biogas Pilot Project, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Jostein Hauge Title: African industrial policy in an era of expanding global value chains.
Yuan He Title: Food and shelter: Village lives in India and China compared.
Sir Brian Heap Distinguished Fellow
Peter Hertenstein Title: Governance in times of globalization: Exploring the inter-firm dynamics in the, automotive industry and its impact on development in Brazil and China.
Halimatou Hima Moussa Dioula hh437@cam.ac.uk Title: ilimi Haske: Disrupting a charted trajectory., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, Lucy Cavendish College
Dr Tadashi Hirai th299@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer and Research Associate, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, BA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), Paper 15 Human Development and Education Coordinator, Currently not taking PhD Students
Christopher Hope Title: Developmentalism, dependency, and the state: industrial policy and progress in Namibia since 1900.
Professor William Hurst wjh45@cam.ac.uk B.A. (University of Chicago) M.A. (University of Chicago) Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley), From January 2021:, Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development
Dr Solava Ibrahim sssmi2@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre for Development Studies, University of Cambridge., Lecturer in International Development, Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM), The University of Manchester., BA Pols (American University in Cairo), MA Pols (American University in Cairo), MPhil Dev (Cambridge) PhD (Cambridge), Currently not taking PhD Students
Nabila Idris ni256@cam.ac.uk Title: Social protection policies in Bangladesh., Supervisor: Dr Maha Abdelrahman, Churchill College
Yingfeng Ji yj294@cam.ac.uk Title: Assessing the role of participant states in the Belt and Road Initiative: evidence from Central Asia , Supervisor: Dr. Siddharth Saxena, St Catharine's College
Prajakti Kalra pk315@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre for Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Events and Communications Officer, GCRF RCUK COMPASS Project, Research Fellow, Cambridge Central Asia Forum, Jesus College, Currently not taking PhD students
Avneet Kaur ak944@cam.ac.uk Title: Women in the unorganized sector in India., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, Jesus College
Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite ik308@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Panel Tutor, International Development, Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, Advisor, KPMG International Development Assistance Services, PhD (Cambridge), MPhil (Cambridge) BA Politics and Development Studies (SOAS, University of London), Currently not taking PhD Students
Dr Nitya Mohan Khemka nk447@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, Visiting Lecturer, Centre of South Asian Studies, Fellow Commoner, Clare Hall, M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab), Currently not taking PhD Students
Aline Khoury Title: Migration and development: a capability inspired framework for exploring migrant wellbeing.
Dima Krayem dk527@cam.ac.uk Title: Exploring the "Integration" of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: From State Sovereignty to Bare Lives., Supervisor: Dr Maha Abdelrahman, King's College
Michael Kuczynski mgk1002@cam.ac.uk Affiliated lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, Fellow, Pembroke College, Cambridge, Currently not taking PhD Students
Anel Kulakhmetova Title: Evolving notions of childhood: An example of Kazakhstan.
Mateus Lino Labrunie mll49@cam.ac.uk Title: The co-evolution of technology, institutions and the organization of production in the age of digital transformation: lessons from history., Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, College: Girton
Mateus Labrunie mll49@cam.ac.uk Teaching Assistant Paper 1 Development Economics
Epifania Langa eal49@cam.ac.uk Title: Understanding Structural Transformation, Industrial Development and the State: the Case of Mozambique, Supervisor: Dr. Ha-Joon Chang, Clare Hall College
Chokan Laumulin Title: Debates over Soviet Industrial policy.
Ildo José Lautharte Junior Title: Flourishing Opportunities: Four Essays in Applied Econometrics.
Duy Anh Le dal45@cam.ac.uk PhD title: Sanitation and Development: The Case of Provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Supervisor: Peter Nolan
Dr Amir Lebdioui aal38@cam.ac.uk BA (Queen Mary, University of London), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge), Currently not taking PhD students
Amir Lebdioui Title: The role of the State for Economic Diversification in Mineral Resource-Dependent Countries.
George Lee Title: What are the barriers to building a trusted police service in China and India? A comparative study.
Adam B Lerner Title: Narratives of trauma and victimhood in international politics: Evidence from new states.
Jane Lichtenstein Title: Financial Inclusion in Rwanda: Examining Policy Implementation and Impact on Community and Household Lives.
Yunxiang Liu yl472@cam.ac.uk Title: Industrial Upgrading and China’s Electric Vehicle and Wind Turbine Industries, Supervisor: Professor Peter Nolan, CBE, Wolfson College
Saite Lu Title: Essays on Global Imbalances and Financial Crisis, Supervisor: Kenneth Coutts, Sidney Sussex College
Sigrid Lupieri sml48@cam.ac.uk Title: Ageing and health care in times of crisis: whose vulnerability counts? The case of Syrian refugees in Jordan., Supervisor: Dr Alexandra Winkels, Clare Hall College
Dr Frank Madsen fm243@cam.ac.uk Affiliated University Lecturer, Centre for Development Studies, Fellow Commoner, Queens' College, MA (Paris), PhD (Cambridge)
Gerald Mako Title: My Cherished Endemy: The Construction of Identity and Otherness in Russia.
Lucy McMahon Title: Going to 'the door of Dilma's house' Citizenship, informality and the 2013-14 protest movement in Brazil.
Dr Gay Meeks +44 (0) 1223 764040 jgm25@cam.ac.uk Senior Research Associate, Centre of Development Studies, BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Oxford, 1971 (MA Cambridge), PhD in the Philosophy of Economics, Edinburgh, 1975, Currently not taking PhD students
Dan Meng Title: A study on subjective wellbeing of Chinese rural residents and rural-urban migrants.
Ying Miao ym293@cam.ac.uk Title: Social Identity, Attitude and Behaviour of the Chinese Middle Class., Supervisor: Professor Peter Nolan, Hughes Hall
Josh Platzky Miller Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, Title: Education and Imagination in Brazil and South Africa
Dr Josh Platzky Miller jjpm2@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies / POLIS, BSocSci(Hons) (University of Cape Town), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge), Currently not taking PhD students
Surer Mohamed sqm20@cam.ac.uk Teaching Assistant Paper 4 Globalisation and Development
Melissa Mouthaan Title: Migration Policy Formulation in Senegal and Ghana: a study of competing actors in EU-African migration governance.
Nungari Mwangi Title: The Power to Flourish: Unearthing the roots of Kenyan flower producers’ export market access strategies.
Professor Chizu Nakajima c.nakajima@bjla.org.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Chair, British Japanese Law Association, London, LL.B. (Keio), M.A. (Keio), Ph.D. (London), FSALS, Currently not taking PhD Students, cn107@cam.ac.uk, c.nakajima@bjla.org.uk
Professor Peter Nolan +44 (0)1223 339477 phn21@cam.ac.uk Director of the Chinese Executive Leadership Programme (CELP), M.A. (Cantab.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (London), CBE, Currently not taking PhD Students
Professor Riall Nolan Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University, rwnolan@purdue.edu, Currently not taking PhD Students
Professor Peter Nolan +44 (0)1223 339477 phn21@cam.ac.uk Director of the Chinese Executive Leadership Programme (CELP), M.A. (Cantab.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (London), CBE
Serik Onalbaiuly Title: Democratisation of Local Government and Local Governance in Kazakhstan.
Serik Orazgaliyev so333@cam.ac.uk PhD title: Reconstructing MNE-host country bargaining model in oil industry: a case study of Kazakhstan, Supervisors: Shailaja Fennell and Siddharth S. Saxena
Albert Park ahp36@cam.ac.uk Title: When better worlds collide: historical essays on the politics of international development and social science
Dr Helena Pérez Niño hpn24@cam.ac.uk BA (Universidad Nacional de Colombia);, MSc, PhD (SOAS University of London), Currently not taking PhD students
Dr. Jon Phillips jlp71@cam.ac.uk University Lecturer in Development Studies, MSci (Bristol), MA, PhD (King’s College London), MPhil Course Director 2020-21, Currently not taking PhD Students
Felipe Puccioni fgp25@cam.ac.uk Title: How does federalism affect education and economic development?, Supervisor: Dr Tiago Cavalcanti, Trinity College
Georges Quist Gaeq2@cam.ac.uk Title: National Development Banks and Industrial Policy in Africa: A Comparative Study, Supervisor: Dr. Ha-Joon Chang, Wolfson College
Bojana Radovanovic Title: Individual Giving: Theoretical Discussions and the Evidence from Serbia and Canada.
Ivan Rajic Title: Oligopoly, regional development and the political economy of separatism - with a case study of the United Kingdom and Scotland.
Ana Francisca Ramirez afr34@cam.ac.uk Title: How do developing country governments negotiate with international companies. Analysing the case of oil and gas negotiations in Senegal., Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer Willis, Newnham College
Dr John Rapley jr603@cam.ac.uk
Sherilyn Reindorf-Partey slr54@cam.ac.uk PhD title: Development for whom? Discourses of Modernity and the Role of China in Angola's Post-War Reconstruction., Supervisor: Alex Winkels
Professor Barry Rider 07979647105 b.rider@jesus.cam.ac.uk Professorial Fellow, Centre for Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Professor of Comparative Law, Renmin University, China, Professor of Law, University of the Free State, Republic of South Africa, Professor of Law and former Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Advanced Study, Fellow Commoner, sometime Fellow, Tutor, Director of Studies and Dean, Jesus College, Cambridge, Master of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Currently not taking PhD Students
Jaime Royo Olid jgr25@cam.ac.uk Title: Scarcity in Abundance and Development: The case of housing financialisation in metropolitan Orissa, India., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, St John's College
Dr Muhammad Tayyab Safdar mts36@cam.ac.uk Post-Doctoral Researcher, PhD Development Studies (Cambridge), MPhil Development Studies (Cambridge), MBA (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan), BSc. Mechanical Engineering (University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan), Currently not taking PhD Students
Dr Siddharth (Montu) Saxena sss21@cam.ac.uk PhD in Experimental Physics (Trinity College and Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge) and PhD in Historical Anthropology, BSc in Physics and BA in History (New Orleans), Currently not taking PhD students
Andres Sevilla-Gaitan afs38@cam.ac.uk Title: The everyday life of longline fishing people in Costa Rica., Supervisor: Dr Graham Denyer Willis, Fitzwilliam College
Annabel Sherwood 01223 334641 as3010@cam.ac.uk PhD Administrator, Please note, the office is closed and we are working remotely, in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus/Covid19. Unfortunately, we cannot take telephone calls at the current time.
Richard Sidebottom ris25@cam.ac.uk
Dr Richard Sidebottom ris25@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer at the Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge University., MPhil Development Studies (Cambridge), MSc Finance (London Business School), MA History & Economics (Oxford), Currently not taking PhD Students
Ga-Young So Title: Three essays on the impact of education on the employment and empowerment of women in South Korea.
Caroline Souza Title: Schooling for what? A comparative ethnographic study on the appropriateness of the traditional school model for developing disadvantaged children's skills and capabilities in Brazil.
Dr Michael Tai +44 (0) 1223 337158 hct22@cam.ac.uk Affiliated lecturer and research associate, Centre of Development Studies, Course coordinator for Paper 350 : Religion and Development, BS and M. Eng. in Engineering (Cornell), MA in Theology (Regent), MBA and PhD (Cambridge)
Dr Maryam Tanwir mt383@cam.ac.uk Lecturer and coordinator for paper 340 “Gender and development”, Centre of Development Studies, Visiting Lecturer, MPhil South Asian Studies, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Centre of Development Studies, Tutor for Certificate in International Development, Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, Masters in Economics (Government college), MPhil Development Studies (Cambridge) PhD (Cambridge), Currently not taking PhD Students
Tom Taylor +44 (0) 1223 334641 tmt24@cam.ac.uk Administrator
Dominic Thomas-James Title: Suspect Wealth - A Risk to Stability, Development and Sustainability: The case of Bermuda, the Turks and Caicos Islands, and Anguilla.
Yee Siong Tong Title: Agro-commodity global value chains and upgrading: the case of Malaysian palm oil.
Todd Tucker tnt24@cam.ac.uk PhD title: Development Matters: Disputes, Arbitrators, and Norms in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Supervisor: Ha-Joon Chang
Christine van Hooft Title: Nearer to the People: The Interaction Between Decentralisation and the Political Economy in Uganda.
Sam van Noort sv393@cam.ac.uk Title: The Structural Economic Roots of Liberal Democracy, Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, Wolfson College
Paola Velasco Herrejon pv296@cam.ac.uk Title: Sustainability, Capabilities and Power: Siting Wind Farms Under Equal Terms., Supervisor: Dr Flavio Comim, Clare College
Mihiri Warnasuriya msw45@cam.ac.uk Title: Building the ‘Sri Lankan nation’ through education: The identity politics of teaching history in a multicultural post-war society., Supervisor: Dr Shailaja Fennell, St Edmund's College
Nafisa Waziri Title: An analysis of complexity in development programmes - a case study of the Nigerian education sector.
Isabella Weber Title: China's escape from the 'Big Bang': The 1980s price reform debate in historical perspective.
Dr Alexandra Winkels +44 1223 764040 aw546@cam.ac.uk Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies (CDS), Senior Research Advisor, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Associate, Clare Hall College, Strategy Team, Cambridge Global Challenges SRI, Currently not taking PhD Students
Libei Wu lw512@cam.ac.uk Title: Determinants of the Nature of Chinese Immigration from Wenzhou: the Case Study of High-Skilled Chinese Immigrants from the IT Industry in California and Low-Skilled Entrepreneurial Chinese Immigrants in Europe in a Comparative Perspective., Supervisor: Prof. Peter Nolan, Newnham College
Chunwen Xiao cx227@cam.ac.uk Title: The Challenges and Opportunities of Chinese Telecom Operators Going Out., Supervisor: Prof. Peter Nolan, Jesus College
Xuming Yang xy260@cam.ac.uk PhD title: The Politics of Banking Governance in China: Political Control and Corporate Governance, Supervisor: Peter Nolan
Torplus Yomnak ty261@cam.ac.uk PhD title: The evolution of corruption in the construction sector in Thailand: the policy response by the national anti-corruption commission., Supervisor: Dr Maha Abdelrahman
Kiryl Zach kz255@cam.ac.uk Title: Polish industrial policy in a long-term perspective., Supervisor: Dr Ha-Joon Chang, Robinson College
Roberto Alexandre Zanchetta Borghi razb2@cam.ac.uk PhD title: Productive internationalisation and the role of emerging economies: a comparative analysis between China, India and Brazil, Supervisor: Jose Gabriel Palma
Dr Yan Zhang British Academy Research Associate, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge, Research Associate, China Centre, Jesus College, Bye-Fellow of Newnham College, BSc (Hons), MPhil PhD (Cantab), Currently not taking PhD Students