Sustainable Cities and Commnunities

Interested Scholars

The following scholars are interested in this topic:

I am an International Relations scholar working at the Chair of Political Science, esp. Global Governance, at the University of Hamburg.
I am currently on leave, pursuing a senior research fellowship at Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research from April 2020-March 2021.

My research interests include:
International Political Sociology; Constructivist norms research; International Practice Theory; Critical Border Studies; Interpretive Methodology and Narratology; Empirical focus on EU foreign and security policy, EU diplomacy, Arctic Governance

Dr. China Academic Discipline: Computer/Data Sciences, Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Sociology Interests Keywords: conflict, global governance, international political economy, International Relations, regional development and policy About me: Sustainable Development Goals: Affordable and Clean Energy, Climate Action, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well-being, Industry, Innovation and [...]

Cristina Rodrigues combines her extensive regional experience – particularly in the Portuguese speaking countries – with a doctorate degree in African Studies in Social Sciences from the University Institute of Lisbon in Portugal. She brings more than a decade of research and evaluation experience on United Nations, European Union, USAID, and government-funded projects in Africa. Her experience includes conducting baseline assessments, surveys, mid-term and final program evaluations, project evaluations for child labour, human trafficking, gender policy, civil society, social protection, education and environmental protection activities in Africa. She is currently a Senior Researcher with the Nordic Africa Institute in Sweden. She speaks fluent English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.

My main research interests are political economy, comparative politics, and methodology with specialized concentrations in game theory, formal modeling and econometrics. More specifically, I study revolutions, economic development and state repression within countries of the Global South.

I completed my Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Law in 2017 at Christ University, India where I continued to pursue my LLM in Corporate and Commercial Laws.
I have written two dissertational theses on “A Paradox between Party Autonomy and Public Policy” and “Corporate Criminal Liability”. I am also a member of the Karnataka State Bar Council, India 2017 and the Bar Council of India, 2018.
In July 2019, I graduated from The University of Cambridge with a Master of Corporate Law.
I am pursuing my Ph.D. at UC Louvain, Belgium, in the area of Consumer harm in ratings and reviews on digital platforms. I am also a researcher for a project entitled “Platform Regulation and Operations in the Sharing Economy.”

Djamiou Ohounko has nine years of experience enjoying market research and management.
Particularly, he creates, evaluates and executes projects within organizations and also as an external
partner in West Africa. He constructed frameworks for 5+ surveys across key sectors, then trained 200+
surveyors and supervised fieldworks with a cumulative sample of 5,000+ respondents. In addition, he
analyzed data and written many reports for polls as well as managed disseminations.

Besides, serving
his community and promoting sustainable development goals, led him to co-found an environmental and
community based association “La Brigade Verte” (Benin) in 2017. He is in charge of communications
and created awareness for 1,000+ people, managed 3 projects as well as trained 350+ pupils on
environmental issues including climate change. Furthermore, he was part of the team that identified
solutions to improve resilience.

Djamiou holds a Bachelor’s degree in management of organizations and
he is an MBA candidate of African School of Economics. His goal is to pursue a PhD in finance to go in-depth on how financial inclusion foster climate resilience in Africa.

Current Masunungure comes from the rugged and scenic Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. Growing up in such an environment, he fell in love with nature and completed his honours degree in Forest resources with distinction at NUST, Zimbabwe. He was then awarded the prestigious Beit Trust Scholarship to pursue his MSc in Environmental Science, Rhodes University. His current research interest focus on management of invasive alien plants under inherent uncertainty and risks.

Restructuring History is the most futuristic approach towards Development” is the outlook and motivation with which I explore the arena of Area Studies to arrive at Alternative Development strategies by deriving Alternatives to Development in its current form and practice.
A passionate reader engulfed in designing holistic Geopolitical and Economic policies in integration to the Historical adaptations and approaches to the development of South Asia emphasising on the social, economic, political dimensions I see myself taking up a
leadership role at the United Nations and other intragovernmental agencies as a formidable voice from the developing nations, Modern South Asia in particular.
Having completed my masters in International Relations, my research thesis based on Predicting Conflict through AI while my broader interests lie within the frontiers of International Relations, Regional Development, Geopolitics, Economy, History enabling the Strategic Integration of Social Sciences in terms of Policy Thinking and Field Based Practices across the Global South.

Joshua is a Decision Analyst with diverse experience in research and development. He has worked with Topimage Limited, a below the line advertising agency, as a Trade Development Representative and he currently works with the International Center for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) as a Research Fellow. He has supported decisions for different organisations including the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in its program on Biodiversity Management. He holds a bachelors degree in Microbiology from Kenyatta University and he is currently pursuing a masters degree in Management Information System (MIS) at the same university. His current work focuses on scientific advice and foresight in complex systems, where he strives to learn from interventions targeting livelihoods and soil conservation.

I am a PhD student in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. I am also a trained Economist from Externado de Colombia University and have a MSc. in International Comparative Studies from the University of Southampton (UK).
My dissertation focuses on local development in Colombian municipalities, specifically the impact of executive-legislative relations on public spending efficiency and tax compliance. I am co-supervised byProf. Royce Carroll and Prof. Shane Martin. In this research project, I am a scholarship holder of Fundación Ceiba and Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá since 2016.

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