Dr David Connolly specialises in the theory and practice of post-war recovery and peace building. He teaches and supervises research on state building, transitional governance, conflict analysis, and research methods at York, and as a guest lecturer at universities in Bangkok and Milan.
David has more than 10 years experience conducting research and professional training programmes in Afghanistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Yemen. He has worked closely with policymakers and practitioners at all levels, and has conducted numerous studies for UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the government of Afghanistan, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, and several international and local NGOs.
In 2011, David co-founded the Education in Conflict & Emergencies programme at York, which aims to provide interdisciplinary research into the role of education in transforming conflict and mitigating humanitarian emergencies.
At York David is the Programme Director of the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs
|PhD||University of York|
|MA||Queen's University Belfast|
|BA||Queen's University Belfast|
Afghanistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan and Yemen.
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