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Centre of African Studies: People




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
Emily Brownell Lecturer in Environmental History; Environmental History, African History
No Photo Andrew Chilombo School of Geosciences  +44 (0) 131 651 4466
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
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
Astrid Jamar Transitional justice,Peace and conflict,Human rights,Peace and reconciliation processes,Truth Commissions,Gacaca Courts,International cooperation and development aid,Political settlements,Anthropology of development,Legal anthropology,Transitional Justice Practitioners,African Great Lakes region,Rwanda,Burundi,Emotions and Knowledge Production in War-Affected Research Environments  15 Buccleuch Place
Laura Jeffery Professor of Anthropology of Migration Forced displacement,Migration studies,Environmental anthropology,Indian Ocean studies,Anthropology of Britain,Mauritius,Chagos islanders,Critical heritage studies,Environment and society,Conservation and development,Human-environment relations,Maldives,Seychelles,Ethnomusicology,Migration and development,intangible cultural heritage,roads and connective infrastructure 5.20 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (131) 651 3860
Pete Kingsley Student Development Coordinator, Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program 4.03 Chrystal Macmillan Building
15a George Square
+44 (0)131 650 4082
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
Teresa Poeta 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