Department of Development Studies

Mr Marc DuBois

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Department of Development Studies Research Fellow
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Marc DuBois is an independent humanitarian analyst and consultant based in London; and a Senior Fellow at SOAS (University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies). His work often explores the ‘big picture’ – the culture, architecture and politics of humanitarian action, and their relationship to its principles and operations. Recent publications include The New Humanitarian Basics, Rapid Real- Time Review: DFID Somalia Drought Response, On the Right Track? (HERE-Geneva) and The Ebola Response in West Africa: Exposing the politics and culture of international aid (ODI/HPG).

Prior to consulting, Marc spent 15 years at Médecins sans Frontières, working primarily in policy,
advocacy and humanitarian affairs, before becoming the Executive Director of MSF-UK/IE (2008-14). He holds a JD, an MA in development studies an undergraduate degree in philosophy.

Marc blogs regularly at and can be found on twitter @humanicontraria.

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