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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 Kuat B. AkizhanovTeaching Fellow in Public Policy and Management
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 CeesayResearch Fellow in International Development
Professor Nic CheesemanProfessor of Democracy and International Development
Dr Ellie ChownsLecturer
Dr David CobleyTeaching Fellow
Neringa CollierGSDRC Manager
Dr Laurence CooleyLecturer
Dr Rachel Victoria CooperResearch Fellow
Dr Raquel da SilvaBritish Academy Research Fellow
Dr Niheer Dasandi Birmingham Fellow in Politics and Development
Dr Simon De LayLecturer
Dr Jonathan FisherHead of the International Development Department
Academic Director of the Governance and Social Development Resource Centre (GSDRC)
Reader in African Politics
Siân HerbertResearch Fellow, GSDRC
Professor David HudsonProfessor of Politics and Development
Director, Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)
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 Saltanat JanenovaTeaching Fellow in Public Policy and Management
Dr Robert LeursSenior Lecturer
Professor Heather MarquetteProfessor of Development Politics
Claire McloughlinLecturer
Professor Fiona NunanProfessor of Environment and Development
Dr Martin OttmannBirmingham Fellow
Emeritus Professor Carole RakodiEmeritus Professor, Director, Religions and Development Research Programme
Dr Merisa ThompsonLecturer in Gender and Development
Alana TomlinProgram Manager, Developmental Leadership Program
Willem Van EekelenTeaching Fellow
Dr Sanne WeberLeverhulme Early Career Fellow

Staff in the International Development Department (IDD).

Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)

Head of Department: Jason Lowther

NameJob title
Dr Koen P.R. BartelsSenior Lecturer in Public Management
Dr Karin BottomLecturer in Public Management and Politics
Director of Teaching and Learning
Emeritus Professor Tony BovairdEmeritus Professor of Public Management and Governance
Dr Catherine DuroseReader in Policy Sciences
Director of Research at the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV)
Dr Stephen JeffaresSenior Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Research, INLOGOV
Professor Vivien LowndesProfessor of Public Policy
Jason LowtherHead of the Institute of Local Government Department
Professor Catherine ManganDirector of Education, College of Social Sciences
Mr Shailen PopatTeaching Fellow in Public Policy and Management
Emeritus Professor John RaineProfessor of Management in Criminal Justice
Dr Louise ReardonLecturer
Emeritus Professor Chris SkelcherEmeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor Catherine StaiteEmeritus Professor
Dr Peter WattReader 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 Daniele AlbertazziReader in Politics and PI for “The survival of the mass party” research project, funded by ESRC
Dr Derek AverreReader in Russian Foreign and Security Policy
Dr David BaileySenior Lecturer
Dr Stephen BatesSenior Lecturer in Political Science
Dr Tendayi BloomLecturer in Politics and International Studies
Professor Peter BurnhamProfessor of Political Science and International Studies
Dr Tereza CapelosSenior Lecturer in Political Psychology
Director for the MSc in Global Cooperation and Security
Dr Mwita ChachaAssistant Professor
Dr Richard ConnollyDirector, CREES
Senior Lecturer in Political Economy
Emeritus Professor Julian CooperEmeritus Professor of Russian Economic Studies
Professor David CuttsProfessor of Political Science
Dr May DarwichLecturer in international relations of the Middle East
Professor David DunnProfessor in International Politics
Director of Internationalisation
Dr Adrian FaveroResearch Fellow
Dr Rita FloydSenior Lecturer in Conflict and Security
Dr Giuditta FontanaBirmingham Fellow
Leverhulme Fellow
Dr Emma FosterLecturer in International Politics and Gender
Dr Charlotte GalpinLecturer in German and European Politics
Dr Jamie GaskarthReader in Foreign Policy and International Relations
Dr Julie GilsonReader in Asian Studies
Emeritus Professor Philip HansonEmeritus Professor of the Political Economy of Russia and Eastern Europe
Dr Tim HaughtonReader in European Politics
Dr Mattias HjortTeaching Fellow in Political Science
Dr Laura JenkinsLecturer in Political Science
Dr Deema KaneffReader in Social Anthropology
Dr Haro L. KarkourTeaching Fellow
Dr Argyro KartsonakiResearch Fellow
Dr Nino KemoklidzeLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Peter KerrSenior Lecturer in Politics
Dr Sameera KhalfeyLecturer in International Relations
Dr George KyrisLecturer in International and European Politics
Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Professor René LindstädtHead of the School of Government
Professor of Government and Data Science
Dr Richard Lock-PullanSenior Lecturer in International Politics
Professor Scott LucasProfessor of American Studies
Dr Huw MacartneySenior Lecturer in Political Economy
Dr Cerwyn MooreSenior lecturer in International Relations
Dr Jeanne MorefieldSenior Lecturer
Dr Jost-Henrik Morgenstern-PomorskiDAAD Lecturer in European Politics
Dr Natascha S. NeudorferSenior Lecturer, Birmingham Fellow
Dr Richard NorthReader in Political Theory
Dr Alex OatenTeaching Fellow in Political Science
Dr Julian PänkeLecturer in European Politics
Professor Patrick PorterProfessor of International Security and Strategy
Emeritus Professor Peter PrestonEmeritus Professor of Political Sociology
Dr Adam QuinnSenior Lecturer in American and International Politics
Dr Andrew ReidTeaching Fellow
Dr Richard ShortenSenior Lecturer in Political Theory
Dr Judith Sijstermans Research Fellow
Dr Asaf SiniverReader in International Security
Head of Internationalisation, School of Government
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Global Security Studies
Dr Nicola SmithSenior Lecturer in Political Science
Dr Jill SteansSenior Lecturer in International Relations Theory
Emeritus Professor Colin ThainEmeritus Professor of Political Science
Dr Graham TimminsReader in International Politics
Dr Tsering TopgyalLecturer in International Relations
Dr Gerasimos TsourapasSenior Lecturer in Middle East Politics
Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion for the School of Government
Dr Aslihan Turan ZaraTeaching Fellow
Dr Sevasti-Eleni VezirgiannidouLecturer in International Organisations
Dr Marco VieiraSenior Lecturer in International Relations
Director of Research, POLSIS
Dr Robert WattLecturer
Professor Mark WebberProfessor of International Politics
Dr Mark WenmanSenior Lecturer in Political Theory
Professor Nicholas J. WheelerProfessor of International Relations
Director of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security
Dr David WhiteLecturer in Political Science
Dr Matthew WhitingLecturer in Comparative Politics
Professor Kataryna WolczukProfessor of East European Politics
Professor Stefan WolffProfessor of International Security
Dr Christalla YakinthouBirmingham Fellow
Dr Sotirios ZartaloudisAssociate Professor in Comparative European Politics
Dr Mattia ZulianelloResearch Fellow

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