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Three new lecturers join the GDI

13 January 2017

The three will take up their posts in January 2017

The Global Development Institute has hired three new lecturers who will take up their posts in January 2017.

Tom Gillespie has joined the GDI from The University of Sheffield and will take up the post of Lecturer in International Development: Poverty, Inequality & Pro-Poor Politics. Tom’s interests lie in urban transformations, urban governance, housing and social movements. His current research, funded by the Feminist Review Trust, involves collaborating with housing campaigners to explore state-led displacement in East London. He is also developing a comparative research project on transnational housing markets and gentrification in Accra and London.

Rory Stanton has taken up a one year lectureship at the GDI as a lecturer in Human Resource Development. Rory studied for his PhD at the GDI, and was supervised by Uma Kothari and Antony Bebbington. His thesis focused on development programming and diaspora communities.

Gindo Tampubolon has moved to the GDI from the School of Social Sciences at The University of Manchester where he was a research fellow. He will take up the role of Lecturer in International Development: Poverty, Inequality and Growth. His research focuses on ageing, dementia and health. 

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