Programme Leader and Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences
Jo Rose is a lecturer in Humanitarian Affairs and Development and is the Programme Leader of the MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs (MIHA). Jo has worked intensively in complex political emergencies including Afghanistan, Liberia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. Throughout her career Jo has worked within academia, policy and practice in disasters, conflicts, and uneven development. Her ongoing work on community involvement in the delivery of humanitarian aid seeks to shape future practice and policy on humanitarian interventions in disasters and conflicts.
Jo focuses on understanding community and local stakeholder engagement in humanitarian responses and development programmes. Most recently she has worked on urban resilience in Nepal; promoting resilience and livelihoods in refugee camps in Jordan, Uganda and the State of Palestine; and community approaches to water waste in the Mekong and Jordan river basins.