Associate Lecturer, Department of Politics
Eric is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Politics. He has a background in development and human rights, with an emphasis on small-scale fishing and farming, rural poverty and social change. Eric completed his PhD at the Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, in 2018 on a study into the needs and priorities of sharecropping farmers in post-authoritarian Tunisia. Prior to this, he held a position at the Natural Resources Management discipline of the WorldFish research centre (Malaysia) and was a consultant for the CGIAR’s research programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).
Eric’s main research interests concern matters of politics and power in rural development and change. His current research focuses on human rights and social movements; ‘transformative justice’ and agrarian violence; and theorising ‘transformation’.