SOAS University of London

International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

Mark McQuinn

BA (E.Anglia), MA (Hull), MSc (Edinburgh), PhD (London)
  • Overview
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Overview

Mark McQuinn
International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

EAP Teacher/Subject Lecturer

Department of Development Studies

Senior Teaching Fellow

Name:
Dr Mark McQuinn
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4818
Building:
Faber Building, 23/24 Russell Square
Office No:
F101
Office Hours:
Wednesday. 15:00 - 17:00
Thesis title:
Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and national ownership of policy in developing countries: new opportunities for Civil Society Organisations? NGOs and trade unions in Tanzania

Teaching

Research

Aid policies and practices, labour issues, governance processes, workers in the informal sector in Africa, role of foreign and indigenous civil society organisations and methods used to monitor and evaluate development programmes. Research on trade unions and NGOs in Tanzania, published as Civil Society as a Conflictual Sphere in Post-liberalization Tanzania. 

Currently researching financial investments by trade unions in Sierra Leone and ways of organizing workers in the informal sector in Ghana and Benin. Worked in the NGO sector and in the Sudan and Bulgaria.