Researching the politics of development


Alesha Porisky

Role Alesha is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, an incoming professor

Profile of a Research Associate – Kate Pruce

27 July 2020 In the latest of our series profiling ESID Research Associates, we talk to Kate Pruce on life

Profile of a Research Associate – Chris Lyon

  Find out more about Research Associate Chris Lyon and how he thinks international development should respond to the pandemic.

Profile of a Research Associate – Farwa Sial

13 July 2020 In the second in our series of spotlights on Research Associates, we discover more about Farwa Sial

Profile of a Research Associate – Nicolai Schulz

7 July 2020 In our latest blog series, we are spotlighting our wonderful ESID Research Associates. First up, as Nicolai

Farwa Sial

Role Farwa is a Postdoctoral Research Associate for ESID. Research Farwa joined the ESID Team in 2020 and her current

Professor Ursula Hoadley

Role Ursula Hoadley is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Cape Town. She works

Mohammed Awal

Role Mohammed Awal is a research analyst, and social accountability programming team lead at the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development

Professor Anne Mette Kjær

Role Anne Mette Kjær is a Professor at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark. She is currently coordinating

Dr Nicolai Schulz

Role Nicolai is a Research Associate at the Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester, and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the

Profile of an ESID expert – Pritish Behuria

  27 November 2018 Pritish Behuria is a Hallsworth Research Fellow at The Global Development Institute (GDI), The University of

Dr Ishmael Ayanoore

Role The focus of  Ishmael’s research with ESID is the politics of natural resource governance in Ghana and the broader

Dr Matthew Tyce

Role Matthew is an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at The Global Development Institute where he undertook his PhD. Matthew is also

Dr M. Niaz Asadullah

Role Dr M. Niaz Asadullah is Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, and a Visiting

David Jackman

Role Dr David Jackman is a Research Associate at ESID, working on the capital cities and political settlements project, and

Prof Eric Werker

Role Eric Werker is Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser

Spotlight on an ESID expert : Anthony Bebbington

      3 July 2017 Professor Anthony Bebbington leads the ESID research programme on the politics of natural resources

Spotlight on an ESID expert – Naomi Hossain

    11 May 2017 ESID and IDS researcher Naomi Hossain on her passion for development research, linking climate change

Dr Eleni Sifaki

Role Dr Eleni Sifaki is a Research Associate at ESID, working on the Gender and the Political Settlement research project.

What do we wish for women worldwide?

It's International Women's Day 2017 and we're marking it with the wishes of 12 researchers from our global network of

New book by Kunal Sen and Sabyasachi Kar

ESID's Kunal Sen and Sabyasachi Kar have just published a new title, The Political Economy of India's Growth Episodes. Described

Spotlight on an ESID researcher: Tom Lavers

28 November, 2016 Having done an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Tom Lavers' trajectory took a turn after he spent time