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Claudia Milena Adler
Lecturer in International Humanitarian Affairs



Claudia is a lecturer on the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs (MIHA) and a postgraduate researcher in the Department of Health Sciences.

Her PhD aims to determine what learning approaches empower girls and women from marginalised and rural backgrounds, focusing on women folk from South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Her work focuses on raising awareness of the implications on health and wellbeing and community wellbeing by contemporary and non-mainstream pedagogical approaches within the context of disasters, conflict and uneven development.

Claudia teaches courses on humanitarianism, international protection and assistance, communities in humanitarian affairs and Education in Emergencies. Claudia has worked with grassroots initiatives since 2016, primarily in Uganda and Colombia.

Claudia is the Deputy Programme Lead fro the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs.


  • LLB (Hons) Law Degree
  • MSc International Humanitarian Affairs

Departmental roles

  • Deputy Programme Lead for the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs

University roles

  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee

External activities


  • British Latino Network



  • Mutual-aid, localisation and community ownership of humanitarian and development discourse and colonisation.
  • Traditional and new knowledge systems that improve community wellbeing within an uneven development context, with a particular focus on women and girls’ empowerment.
  • Indigenous and traditional planetary health approaches with a focus on care, the feminine principle and ancient wisdom.

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Claudia Milena Adler
Lecturer in International Humanitarian Affairs


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