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Academic Staff

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
Professor Raymond Apthorpe
  • Paper 900 International Humanitarianism and Development
  • Royal Anthropological Institute Hon. Sec.
  • araptorp@gmail.com
  • Currently not taking PhD students
Dr Ha-Joon Chang
  • 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)
Dr Graham Denyer Willis
  • Senior Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies and Centre of Latin American Studies
  • B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (Royal Roads), Ph.D. (MIT)
  • Graham is interested in supervising PhD students whose work touches on development, freedom and unfreedom, race, governance, everyday political contestation, violence and informality, and especially those wishing to do ethnographic inquiry and/or who are interested in Latin America. Prospective students should familiarise themselves with Graham's general line of inquiry and research interests.
Dr Shailaja Fennell
  • University Senior Lecturer in Development Studies, attached to the Department of Land Economy.
  • Fellow of Jesus College
  • BA, MA, MPhil (University of Delhi), MPhil, PhD (University of Cambridge)
+44 (0) 1223 764048
Dr Ksenia Gerasimova
  • 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
Dr Tadashi Hirai
  • Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge
  • BA (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (Cantab)
  • Paper 15 Education and Human Development Coordinator
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
Dr Solava Ibrahim
  • 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
Prajakti Kalra
  • 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
Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite
  • 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
  • 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
Michael Kuczynski
  • Affiliated lecturer, Centre of Development Studies
  • Fellow, Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
+44 (0) 1223 760459
Dr Gay Meeks
  • Affiliated Lecturer and 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
+44 (0) 1223 764040
Dr Chizu Nakajima
  • Director, Centre for Financial Regulation and Crime, Cass Business School
  • Co-Director, Centre for Research in Corporate Governance, Cass Business School
  • Senior Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
  • Chair, British Japanese Law Association
  • LL.B. (Keio), M.A. (Keio), Ph.D. (London), FSALS
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
Professor Peter Nolan
  • Director of the Chinese Executive Leadership Programme (CELP)
  • M.A. (Cantab.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (London), CBE
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
+44 (0)1223 339477
Professor Riall Nolan
  • Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University
  • rwnolan@purdue.edu
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
Dr. Jon Phillips
  • University Lecturer in Development Studies
  • MSci (Bristol), MA, PhD (King’s College London)
  • PhD Course Director 2019-20
  • Currently not taking PhD Students
01223 764049
Dr Helena Pérez Niño
  • BA (Universidad Nacional de Colombia);
  • MSc, PhD (SOAS University of London)
  • Currently not taking PhD students
Professor Barry Rider
  • 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
07979647105
Dr Muhammad Tayyab Safdar
  • 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
  • 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
Dr Richard Sidebottom
  • 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
Dr Maryam Tanwir
  • 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
Dr Alexandra Winkels
  • 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
+44 1223 764040
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
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