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Staff throughout the School of Government.

Head of School:  Professor René Lindstädt

International Development Department (IDD)

Head of Department: Dr Jonathan Fisher

NameJob title
Dr Mohsen AbumuamarVisiting Lecturer
Dr Petra AldermanPost-Doctoral Research Fellow in Leadership for Inclusive and Democratic Politics
Dr Sameen A. Mohsin AliLecturer in International Development
Dr Philip AmisSenior Lecturer
Dr William Robert AvisResearch Fellow
Professor Richard BatleyEmeritus Professor of Development Administration
Dr Brock BersaglioLecturer
Dr Danielle BeswickSenior Lecturer
Dr Adrian CampbellSenior Lecturer
Convenor of Masters in Public Administration and Masters in Public Administration and Development
Dr Ebrima CeesaySenior Research Fellow in International Development
Professor Nic CheesemanProfessor of Democracy and International Development
Dr Ellie ChownsLecturer
Dr David CobleyLecturer
Neringa CollierGSDRC Manager
Dr Niheer DasandiDirector of Research
Senior Lecturer in Politics and Development
Dr Simon De LayLecturer
Dr Robin DiverCommunications Officer
Professor Jonathan FisherProfessor of Global Security
Manoel GehrkeResearch Fellow
Centre for Elections, Democracy, Accountability and Representation
Siân HerbertResearch Fellow, GSDRC
Professor David HudsonProfessor of Politics and Development
Director, Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) and Co-Director, Development Engagement Lab (DEL)
Iffat IdrisResearch Fellow, GSDRC
Dr Zenobia IsmailResearch Fellow
Professor Paul JacksonProfessor of African Politics
Director of Research for the College of Social Sciences
Dr Robert LeursAssociate Professor
Dr Chris LyonTeaching Fellow in Politics of Development
Professor Heather MarquetteProfessor of Development Politics
Claire McloughlinSenior Lecturer
Andrew NicksonHonorary Reader in Public Management
Dr Emeka Thaddues NjokuAssistant Professor
Professor Fiona NunanProfessor of Environment and Development
Dr Soomin OhPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Martin OttmannAssociate Professor in Peace and Conflict Studies
Head of Research in the School of Government
Dr Kate PrucePost-doctoral Research Fellow in Leadership for Development
Emeritus Professor Carole RakodiEmeritus Professor, Director, Religions and Development Research Programme
Ms Alina Rocha MenocalDirector, Thinking and Working Politically Community of Practice
Senior Research Fellow, International Development Department
Dr Emily ScottLecturer in International Development
Dr Merisa ThompsonLecturer in Gender and Development
Dr Willem van EekelenTeaching Fellow
Dr John WatsonHonorary Senior Lecturer
Dissertation supervisor
Dr Sanne WeberLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Kailing XieLecturer in International Development
Dr Bizuneh Getachew YimenuTeaching Fellow in Public Policy and Management

Staff in the International Development Department (IDD).

Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)

Head of Department: Jason Lowther

NameJob title
Dr Koen P.R. BartelsAssociate Professor in Public Management
Dr Karin BottomSenior Lecturer in Public Management and Politics
Director of Teaching and Learning
Emeritus Professor Tony BovairdEmeritus Professor of Public Management and Governance
Sonia BussuAssociate Professor in Public Policy
Dr May ChuAssistant Professor
Honorary Professor Catherine DuroseHonorary Professor of Public Policy
Dr Stephen JeffaresSenior Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Research, INLOGOV
Emerita Professor Vivien LowndesEmerita Professor (Public Policy)
Jason LowtherHead of the Institute of Local Government Department
Professor Catherine ManganDirector of Education, College of Social Sciences
Dr Dave McKennaResearch Fellow
Dr Timea NochtaLecturer
Mr Shailen PopatAssistant Professor in Public Policy and Management
Emeritus Professor John RaineProfessor of Management in Criminal Justice
Dr Louise ReardonAssociate Professor in Governance and Public Policy
Emeritus Professor Chris SkelcherEmeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor Catherine StaiteEmeritus Professor
Dr Peter WattEmeritus Reader in Public Sector Economics
Dr Philip WhitemanLecturer

Staff in the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV).

Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS)

Head of Department: Dr Richard North

NameJob title
Dr Columba Achilleos-SarllLecturer
Dr David BaileyAssociate Professor
Dr Ahmad BarakatTeaching Fellow
Dr Nicholas BarkerPost-Doctoral Research Fellow
Dr Stephen BatesSenior Lecturer in Political Science
Dr Tendayi BloomLecturer in Politics and International Studies
Undergraduate Admissions Lead for Politics and International Studies
Dr Sarah BufkinAssistant Professor in Political Theory
Professor Peter BurnhamEmeritus Professor of Political Science and International Studies
Dr Tereza CapelosAssociate Professor in Political Psychology
Director of the Institute for Conflict Cooperation and Security
Dr Mwita ChachaAssistant Professor
Dr Licia CianettiLecturer
Dr Laurence CooleyLecturer in Comparative Politics
Emeritus Professor Julian CooperEmeritus Professor of Russian Economic Studies
Professor David CuttsProfessor of Political Science
Dr May DarwichSenior Lecturer in international relations of the Middle East
Professor David DunnProfessor in International Politics
Director of Internationalisation
Dr Lorenzo FeltrinLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Rita FloydSenior Lecturer in Conflict and Security
Dr Giuditta FontanaSenior Lecturer
Leverhulme Fellow
Dr Emma FosterAssociate Professor in International Politics
College Director of Postgraduate Research
Dr Charlotte GalpinAssociate Professor in German and European Politics
Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Government
Manoel GehrkeResearch Fellow
Centre for Elections, Democracy, Accountability and Representation
Dr Julie GilsonReader in Asian Studies
Dr Ruben Gonzalez-VicenteAssociate Professor in Political Economy
Professor Tim HaughtonProfessor of Comparative and European Politics
Dr Mattias HjortLecturer in Political Science
Dr Julian HoernerLecturer
Dr Laura JenkinsLecturer in Political Science
Dr Deema KaneffReader in Social Anthropology
Co-Director of CREES
Dr Peter KerrSenior Lecturer in Politics
Dr Sameera KhalfeyLecturer in International Relations
Dr George KyrisAssociate Professor in International Politics
Professor René LindstädtHead of the School of Government
Professor of Government and Data Science
Dr Huw MacartneySenior Lecturer in Political Economy
Dr Cerwyn MooreSenior lecturer in International Relations
Dr Jost-Henrik Morgenstern-PomorskiDAAD Lecturer in European Politics
Dr Natascha S. NeudorferAssociate Professor, Birmingham Fellow
Dr Richard NorthReader in Political Theory
Dr Julian PänkeLecturer in European Politics
Dr Geoffrey PigmanHonorary Research Fellow in Government
Professor Patrick PorterProfessor of International Security and Strategy
Emeritus Professor Peter PrestonEmeritus Professor of Political Sociology
Dr Adam QuinnAssociate Professor in American and International Politics
Dr Robert RalstonLecturer
Dr Richard ShortenSenior Lecturer in Political Theory
Dr Asaf SiniverReader in International Security
Head of Internationalisation, School of Government
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Global Security Studies
Dr Nicola SmithAssociate Professor in Political Science
Dr Ash Kayte StokoeTeaching Fellow
Emeritus Professor Colin ThainEmeritus Professor of Political Science
Dr Graham TimminsReader in International Politics
Dr Tsering TopgyalLecturer in International Relations
Dr Sevasti-Eleni VezirgiannidouLecturer in International Organisations
Dr Marco VieiraAssociate Professor in International Relations
Dr Robert WattLecturer
Professor Mark WebberProfessor of International Politics
Dr Mark WenmanSenior Lecturer in Political Theory
Professor Nicholas J. WheelerProfessor of International Relations
Professor Kataryna WolczukProfessor of East European Politics
Co-Director of CREES
Professor Stefan WolffProfessor of International Security
Dr Christalla YakinthouBirmingham Fellow
Dr Sotirios ZartaloudisAssociate Professor in Comparative European Politics

Staff in the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS).