Department of Development Studies

Professor Jonathan Goodhand

Key information

Roles
Department of Development Studies Professor in Conflict and Development Studies Academic Staff, Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus Academic Staff, SOAS South Asia Institute Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice Member Centre for the Study of Pakistan Academic Staff, Centre for the Study of Pakistan Research Cluster Member Research Cluster Member
Qualifications
BA, PGCE (Birmingham); MSc, PhD (Manchester)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
258
Email address
jg27@soas.ac.uk
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4483
Support hours
Wed 1 - 2 and Thurs 3 - 4

Biography

Jonathan Goodhand studied at the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester, with qualifications in education as well as development -BA PGCE(Birmingham) MSc (Manchester) and PhD (Manchester). He worked for some years managing humanitarian and development programmes in conflict situations in Afghanistan/Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and has extensive experience as a researcher and advisor in South and Central Asia for a range of NGOs and aid agencies, including DFID, SDC, ILO and UNDP. His research interests include the political economy of aid and conflict, NGOs and peacebuilding and ‘post conflict’ reconstruction.

Professor Jonathan Goodhand Inaugural Lecture: Straddling the Line: Brokerage, drugs and conflict in the Afghan borderlands

 

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Jacob Berah The Role of UN Special Political Missions in Conflict
Mr Sarajuddin Isar Taxation and state-building in Afghanistan, a political economy framework
Kaweh Kerami Democratisation in the midst of war: Elections and Electoral politics in Afghanistan
Xu Peng Rebel governance in Myanmar: the comparison study between Wa and Kokang (working title)

Publications

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