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Name Title Research Interests Contact Information
Kenneth Amaeshi Senior Lecturer in Strategy & International Business 2.16 
+44 (0) 131 650 2146
Davies Banda Programme Director: BSc (Hons) Sport & Recreation Management; Senior Teaching Fellow in Sport Management and Development. Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences (ISPEHS) Moray House School of Education
Alan Barnard Professor Emeritus; Honorary Professorial Fellow; formerly Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa Southern Africa,Hunter gatherers,Human origins,Origins of language,Archaeology and anthropology,History of anthropology
Celeste-Marie Bernier Professor of United States and Atlantic Studies
Lizelle Bisschoff Theatre Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow
Michaelagh Broadbent Editorial Officer (Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power); Research Support Officer (GLIMER) 4.02 
21 Buccleuch Place
+44(0)131 651 1730
Emily Brownell Lecturer in Environmental History; Environmental History, African History
Sara Rich Dorman Senior Lecturer in African Politics African Politics,nationalism and the post-colonial state in Africa,Citizenship and belonging,Elections,State formation 4.08 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4239
Lawrence Dritsas Senior Lecturer Science & technology studies,History of science,Colonial/imperial history,Decolonisation,global histories of science technology and medicine,Scottish history,Missionary Encounter Top floor 3.30 Chisholm House
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 4011
Emma Hunter Senior Lecturer in African History, School of History, Classics and Archaeology
Alexander Fyfe Teaching Fellow in Comparative Literature
Anne Griffiths Professor of Anthropology of Law School of Law Old College
South Bridge
+44 (0)131 650 2057
Johanna Holtan Program Manager, MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program at Edinburgh University  Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
0131 651 1324
Laura Jeffery Professor of Anthropology of Migration Forced displacement,Migration studies,Conservation and development,Human-environment relations,Migration and development,Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH),Arts-Based Research Methods,Migration and Health,Sexual and Gender-Based Violence,Indian Ocean studies,Chagos,Mauritius 5.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (131) 651 3860
Derek MacLeod Africa Regional Director, Edinburgh Global  0131 650 4296
Rebecca Marsland Senior Lecturer Medical Anthropology,Tanzania,East Africa,Funerals,International development,HIV and AIDS,Witchcraft,Human-animal relationships,Bees,Veterinary Anthropology 5.06 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 651 3864
Franziska Meinck Lecturer Violence against Children,Sexual and Gender-Based Violence,Intervention Research,Violence Prevention,Child Abuse,Families and HIV,HIV/AIDS,Violence Measurement,Parenting Programmes,Social Determinants of Health,adverse childhood experiences,sexual risk behaviour,Mental Health 2.02 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0) 131 651 1785
Teresa Poeta Teaching Fellow in Swahili Swahili,Swahili Literature,Languages,Linguistics,Mozambique
No Photo Colin Pritchard Senior Research Fellow Rm 1.074, SAND, Institute for Energy Systems, School of Engineering and Electronics 
+44 131 650 4852
Christina Rizou MasterCard Foundation Scholarship Program Administrative Assistant 4.03 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
0131 651 1476
Marlee Tichenor Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics
Sarah Vaughan Honorary Fellow
Andrew Walls Honorary Professor
David Wield Visiting Professor biotechnology,agriculture,Food Security,Policy,regulation,governance,development,innovation,health,Pharmaceuticals,Africa,capacity building,GM,India,interdisciplinarity,Research methods,Innovation in health care life sciences,development and global health,public-private collaboration in genomics and biotechnology  Old Surgeons' Hall
High School Yards
+44 (0)131 650 6385
Kate Wright Senior Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow in Media and Communication Media,Journalism,International news,Humanitarianism,Human rights,Peace and conflict,Communication theories,NGOs,State-media relations,soft power,public diplomacy (I am currently working from home as my office block is closed) B.05 
21 George Square
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