Our Aims and Objectives

We are the UK association for all those who research, study and teach global development issues

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What is Development Studies

What is development studies, why it matters, how you can study and career prospects

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Our Members

We have around 1,000 members, made up of individuals and around 40 institutions

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Governance

Find out about our constitution and how we are run

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People

Meet our Council members and other stuff who support the running of DSA

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About

The DSA Conference is an annual event which brings together the development studies community

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DSA2020

Our conference this year is themed "New leadership for global challenges"

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Past Conferences

Find out about our previous conferences

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Study Groups

Our Study Groups offer a chance to connect with others who share your areas of interest

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Students and ECRs

Students and early career researchers are an important part of our community

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Publications

Our book series with OUP and our relationship with other publishers

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North-South Research

A series of workshops exploring North-South interdisciplinary research with key messages and reports

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Membership Directory

Find out who our members are, where they are based and the issues they work on

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People

We are run by a Council elected by our members

 

Who we are

DSA is run by an elected Council. Most members of Council are based in universities or development organisations in the UK. Two members of Council are based in the global South, and elected directly by global South members.

Please do say hello if you see us at meetings or conferences, or feel free to contact us on email.

DSA has one member of staff, our communications officer. Our finance and administration are run by NomadIT

 

DSA Council

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Sam Hickey President (term ends 2023) University of Manchester
Photo of Uma Kambhampati University of Reading
Uma Kambhampati Secretary (1st term ends 2021) University of Reading
Photo of Dan Brockington University of Sheffield
Dan Brockington Treasurer (2nd term ends 2023) University of Sheffield
Photo of P. B. Anand University of Bradford
P. B. Anand Dissertation prize, ECR Networking Fund (2nd term ends 2022) University of Bradford
Photo of Laura Camfield University of East Anglia
Laura Camfield Dissertation prize, ECR Networking Fund (coopted since 2014) University of East Anglia
Photo of Amal Chammas York St John University
Amal Chammas Students, ECR Networking Fund, Dissertation prize (1st term ends 2021) York St John University
Photo of Felix Danso Webster University (Ghana Campus)
Felix Danso Global South Representative (1st term ends 2022) Webster University (Ghana Campus)
Photo of Rama Dieng University of Edinburgh
Rama Dieng Decolonising Development Studies (1st term ends 2022) University of Edinburgh
Photo of Bookie Ezeomah University of Manchester
Bookie Ezeomah Students, ECR Networking Fund, Dissertation prize (1st term ends 2021) University of Manchester
Photo of Shailaja Fennell University of Cambridge
Shailaja Fennell 1st term ends 2023 University of Cambridge
Photo of Jonathan Fisher University of Birmingham
Jonathan Fisher 1st term ends 2023 University of Birmingham
Photo of Tuesday Gichuki University of Makeni, Sierra Leone
Tuesday Gichuki Global South Representative (1st term ends 2022) University of Makeni, Sierra Leone
Photo of Nandini Gooptu ODID, University of Oxford
Nandini Gooptu DSA Publications (2nd term ends 2021) ODID, University of Oxford
Photo of Laura Hammond SOAS
Laura Hammond Dissertation Prize, NGOs (2nd term ends 2022) SOAS
Photo of Naila Kabeer LSE
Naila Kabeer Study Groups (incoming) (1st term ends 2021) LSE
Photo of Annalisa Prizzon Overseas Development Institute
Annalisa Prizzon 1st term ends 2023 Overseas Development Institute
Photo of Ben Radley LSE
Ben Radley 1st term ends 2023 LSE
Photo of Rachel Slater University of Wolverhampton
Rachel Slater Communications, ECR Networking Fund (1st term ends 2021) University of Wolverhampton
Photo of Peter Taylor Institute of Development Studies
Peter Taylor 1st term ends 2023 Institute of Development Studies

Other contacts

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Amy Lunt Communications Officer
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Rohan Jackson NomadIT
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James Howard NomadIT