Associate Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC)
Matt is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Politics. His research interests are thematically diverse and are focused on two regions: Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. His research is on the political economy of taxation and the political economy of development in the Global South. Wider research interests include social aspects of emergency governance, regionalism, global health and the political economy of gender. He holds a Master’s in Business and his interest in Latin America is derived from experience working in the region.
Previously, Matt has held the position of Post-Doctoral Research Associate working under the Politics and Governance strand of the GCRF-RCUK funded Thanzi la Onse (Health for All) and also the GCRF Gender and Health Systems After Covid-19: The Role of Policy. He has also worked as a Research Assistant on the ESRC funded project related to Integrating secondary quantitative and qualitative datasets for development and GCRF The natural resources economy in South America: Extraction, Sustainability and Citizenship