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Ian Russell

Ian Russell
Name
Ian Russell
Title
Organisation
International Development School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
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Research Interests
Knowledge production, Education, Peace and conflict, Post-conflict societies, Post-conflict reconstruction, Higher education, Pedagogy and politics, Knowledge and Development
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/international_development/ian_russell

PhD Title

The role of higher education in post-conflict reconstruction

Research Project Description

My research seeks to analyze the role that universities play in the reconstruction processes that follow conflict. In particular, it examines how universities in post-conflict countries influence, and are influenced by, the discourses, policies, and practices around human capital building, social reconciliation, and democratisation.

The research is funded by a Perfect Storm Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship.

Qualifications:

2017 - present: PhD International Development, University of  Edinburgh

2015 - 2017: MSc International Development, University of Edinburgh

2006 - 2010: BA (Hons.), MSci Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge

Supervisor(s): 

Dr Zoe Marks

Dr Jonathan Spencer