Claudia is a lecturer on the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs (MIHA) and Deputy Programme Lead.
Claudia’s research critically examines learning approaches that empower girls and women from marginalised and rural backgrounds from South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Currently, Claudia is engaging with ancient wisdom from the Global South to learn solutions to modern challenges including climate change. Her work focuses on raising awareness of the implications on health and wellbeing and non-mainstream pedagogical approaches within the context of disasters, conflict and uneven development.
Claudia teaches courses on humanitarianism, community wellbeing, 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 would be interested in supervising PhDs in the following areas: humanitarian affairs, planetary health, pedagogical approaches within the context of disasters, conflict and uneven development, and sustainable development in particular, the role of traditional knowledge systems, local communities and local stakeholders.