People

Staff and postgraduate students interested in becoming FTAN members should email their profile to ftan@ed.ac.uk.

Name Title Research Interests
Professor Tim Hayward Professor of Environmental Political Theory; Director of the Just World Institute; FTAN Convenor Human rights and global justice, environmental ethics, rights theory
Liz Cooper Research and Policy Manager - Fair Trade Codes and standards including fair trade, value chain development, value chain governance
Dr Kenneth Amaeshi Reader in Strategy & International Business Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainability Strategy; Corporate Governance; Business Self Regulation; Comparative Capitalism; Firms in Developing Economies
Professor Michael Northcott Professor of Ethics Place, Ecology and the Sacred, Climate change and Christian Ethics, Religion and Ecology in Southeast Asia, The Morality of Making: Work, Technology and Christian Ethics. Michael is a trustee of Traidcraft
Dr Hugo Gorringe Senior Lecturer in Sociology Political Sociology, Sociology of South Asia, Social Movements, Sociology of Violence, Sociology of Identity
Dr Gracia Marin-Duran Lecturer International Economic Law WTO law (with a specific focus on development issues, trade&environment nexus and regionalism), the law of the EU external trade and sustainable development policies
Professor Janette Webb Professor of Sociology Sustainability; City communities; Energy politics; Sociology of markets; Economic sociology; Local energy governance and organisation (lego)
Wolfgang Zeller Co-ordinator - African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) Policing, vigilantism and smuggling, Cross-border trade in zones of protracted conflict, Extraction and transnational trade of mineral resources
Dr Claire Haggett Lecturer in Sociology, Director of MA Sustainable Development Sustainability; Renewable energy systems; Environmental sociology
Dr Chad Damro Senior Lecturer; Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence; and Co-Director of the Europa Institute International Relations and International Political Economy, with particular emphases on transatlantic relations, international regulatory cooperation, and the European Union in international politics.
Professor James Smith Professor of African and Development Studies; Assistant Principal, Global Development Academy The relationships between knowledge, science and development, particularly in relation to agricultural research and how it is practised.
Dr Andrew Harmer Lecturer, Global Public Health Unit Emerging economies and global health; Climate change and global health; Global health policy