SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies


Professor Christopher Cramer
Research Project Member
Chris Cramer
Africa: economics of Africa, political economy of development, political economy of war and peace in southern Africa, and the economics of cashew production, processing and trade
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4492
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  • Room: 288
  • Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 11am-1pm
Professor Deborah Johnston
Research Project Member
Deborah Johnston

Analysis and measurement of poverty; the working of rural labour markets; agrarian change and rural development; the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS

Dr Bernd Mueller
Research Project Member
Bernd Mueller

East Africa (in particular: Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda), labour markets, political economy of development, agriculture, poverty reduction, agrarian change, livelihood diversification, development aid, commodity trade

Professor Carlos Oya
Carlos Oya
West Africa, Southern Africa, agrarian political economy; poverty; rural labour; development aid; research methods
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4566
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  • Room: 292a
  • Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 11am-1pm or via
  • On Sabbatical:Term 2 & 3 (2019/20)