People: PhD Researchers

NameJob titleAreas of expertise
Stanislaus Risadi ApresianPhD ResearcherClimate Change Adaptation; International Environmental Politics; Climate Governance; The Politics of Palm Oil; Indonesia
Ruth Bookbinder
Ruth BookbinderPhD ResearcherAfrican Politics; South Africa; Rent seeking; Patronage and Whistle-blowing
Jekoniya Chitereka
Jekoniya ChiterekaPhD ResearcherAfrican development politics ;Political economy of science, technology, and innovation ; Space science diplomacy, policy, and governance ;Population, health, and development
Estefania DominguezPhD ResearcherWar on drugs; Colombia; Mexico; Human rights violations; Distributive injustice
Harriet Green
Harriet GreenPhD ResearcherUniversal Health Coverage, global financing mechanisms for health
Jinru HuangPhD ResearcherEducation Development; Chinese Politics; International Relations
Leonie Hyde-Smith
Leonie Hyde-SmithPhD Researcher (in Civil Engineering)Climate resilient sanitation
Mohammad Didarul Islam
Mohammad Didarul IslamPhD ResearcherCountering Violent Extremism Policy, Terrorism, Religion and Politics, Global Development
Sara Kaizuka
Sara KaizukaPhD ResearcherUK Regional Development, European Cohesion Policy, UK Politics, Impacts of Brexit in Regional Development.
James KeetonPhD Researcher Political Imperatives of Japanese ODA to North Korea: Public-Private Cooperation
Keya Khandaker
Keya KhandakerPhD Researcher ‘Leaving No Girl Behind’? Interrogating Gender Norms and Adolescent Agency in Pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Vivian NsiahPhD ResearcherBeyond the White Western Gaze of the "Poor African Girl": Collaborative Exploration of Water Governance in Northern Ghana
Temitayo Isaac Odeyemi
Temitayo Isaac OdeyemiPhD Researcher Comparative legislatures, Public engagement, Digital governance, Police accountability, Climate governance, Youth and politics
Rachel ParkerUrban Elite, Informality and Inequality
Ramya Sheni
Ramya SheniPhD ResearcherPeace Economies; Politics of Peacebuilding and Patronage in Nigeria.
Jack Simpson
Jack SimpsonPhD ResearcherThe Role of the City in Expanding and Preserving Political Autonomy: A Capability Theory
Shivani Singhal
Shivani SinghalPhD Researcher (GCRF Water Security Hub)Political ecology, hydropolitics, India, Water Security
Laura Smith
Laura SmithPhD ResearcherUganda; Oil exploration; Civil society organisations; International oil companies as private governance actors.
Ruth Smith
Ruth SmithCGD PGR Ambassador / PhD Researcher (Priestley Centre)Climate smart agriculture, gender, Tanzania
Ruth SylvesterPhD ResearcherA decolonial feminist perspective on gender programming in the WASH sector
Fatimah Abba Wakilbe
Fatimah Abba WakilbePhD Researcher (with LU Business School)Peacebuilding, Northern Nigeria, Social Multi-Criteria Evaluation
Sabrina WhitePhD ResearcherGender; Peacekeeping; Transitional Justice
Dewa Ayu Putu Eva Wishanti
Dewa Ayu Putu Eva WishantiPhD ResearcherWater Governance; Sanitation; Water Privatisation; Indonesia
Mel Yan
Mel YanPhD ResearcherFood sovereignty; food security; neoliberal food system; Philippines
Mariam Zaqout
Mariam ZaqoutPhD Researcher (in Civil Engineering)Sanitation, Service characteristics, Bangladesh, Institutional capacity analysis