Pippa Catterall

Pippa Catterall has been Professor of  History and Policy at Westminster since 2016. Her research expertise and interests are wide-ranging and include the history and theory of public policy and public administration; aid policy; international relations and Commonwealth relations; development and heritage; national identities; identity politics and conflict resolution. Position:  Professor of History and Policy,... Continue Reading →

Parviz Dabir-Alai

Parviz Dabir-Alai is Professor of Economics at Richmond University in London. He is a former Dean of the School of Business & Economics at the University. He has extensive international academic experience having lived and worked in the US, the Caribbean and in South Asia. The research he has done spans several areas within the... Continue Reading →

Richard Dorsett

Richard Dorsett's main research interest and relevant expertise are related to programme and policy evaluation.  His specialization is in impact analysis using randomized control trials and a range of non-experimental techniques, and he has carried out numerous studies, principally in the policy areas of the labour market, welfare, education and training. Position: Professor, School of... Continue Reading →

Sabine Franklin

Sabine Franklin earned her PhD from the School of Organisations, Economy and Society at the University of Westminster. Her thesis examines the local governance of 2014 Ebola Epidemic in a comparative case study of Sierra Leone and Liberia. She has research interests in international development, global health governance, and qualitative fieldwork methods. Her work can... Continue Reading →

Ioannis Glinavos

Ioannis Glinavos is an expert in investment treaty arbitration (ISDS), law and economics, law and development. Ioannis has written for The Independent, Forbes, Newsweek, HuffPost and The Conversation. He is the author of two books and multiple peer-reviewed academic papers in high impact journals. His books have examined the role of law in systemic economic... Continue Reading →

Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson's research focusses on international trade policy, with a specific focus on economic integration/disintegration. Recent publications explore the Chinese-led Belt and Road Initiative (China Economic Review) and the historical context of regional trade institutions in West Africa (Journal of International Development).  She has extensive experience of engaging with the media, where her articles in... Continue Reading →

Sebastian Kevany

Sebastian Kevany has conducted over 100 missions to Africa, the Middle East, and  Asia, with a particular focus on conflict and post-conflict settings, including Iraq, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone.  In these settings, he conducted evaluation, diplomatic, and representative duties.  Sebastian holds BA and MA degrees from Trinity College Dublin, an MPH degree from... Continue Reading →

Jane Li

Jane Li’s research experience has been in international economics, global trade, and foreign direct investment. Her recent work focuses on the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative – especially in the context of Europe. She has expertise in quantitative research methods and gravity model analysis. Position:  PhD student, School of Organisations, Economy and Society,... Continue Reading →

Serena Masino

Serena Masino’s research areas are in the political economy of development and global health. Her latest work concentrates, on the one hand, on the political economy of globalisation with a specific focus on workers' inclusion and, on the other hand, on the governance of pluralistic health systems in Africa. She has also worked as consultant... Continue Reading →

Bakhrom Mirkasimov

Bakhrom Mirkasimov has been appointed as a Rector of Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) from September 2020. Previously he held the position of the Deputy Rector on Research and Innovation and a Principal Lecturer at WIUT. He is the Managing Editor of the newly launched international peer-reviewed open-access journal - Silk Road: A Journal of... Continue Reading →

Boidurjo Rick Mukhopadhyay

Rick is an International Development and Management Economist working extensively with the Government Ministries, higher education industry, and think tanks across the UK, EU and China. His research interest explores the nexus of triple-helix relations, entrepreneurship, and innovation with a specific focus on renewable energy (esp. solar). Within this context, he explores the various institutional... Continue Reading →

Catherine Pédamon

Catherine Pédamon’s main research interests are in the areas of international trade law with a focus on comparative commercial contract law, business and human rights, corporate social responsibility and international corporate governance. She is particularly interested in researching policies and frameworks for corporate sustainability and responsible business practices. She has published a monograph and articles in... Continue Reading →

Vincent Rich

Vincent Rich's background, training and research experience has been in development economics, the political economy of development and natural resource economics. He is particularly interested in livelihoods research - especially as it relates to small-scale artisans, in sustainable business and global value chains, and in social enterprise and entrepreneurship. He has expertise in mixed-methods research... Continue Reading →

Oleksandr Shepotylo

Oleksandr Shepotylo is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Aston Business School, UK. He previously worked at DEC RG Trade Unit at the World Bank, Kyiv School of Economics, and Higher School of Economics.   He received a PhD in Economics at the University of Maryland at College Park in 2006. Oleksandr works in the field... Continue Reading →

Doug Specht

Doug Specht is a Chartered Geographer (CGeog. FRGS) and a Senior Lecturer (SFHEA) at the Communication and Media Research Institute, within the University of Westminster. His research examines how knowledge is constructed and codified through digital and cartographic artefacts, focusing on development issues, and he has written on this subject in numerous books and papers.... Continue Reading →

Kartik Yadav

Kartik Yadav works in the area of development economics and micro-econometrics, with a focus on education, health and migration. Kartik also has a research interest in international business, particularly the corporate social responsibility landscape in developing nations. Position: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Nagpur Regional focus: India Personal Website: http://www.kartikyadav.com

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