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Professor Tony Binns (Geography)

Geographical education; Development education; People-environment relationships in Africa; Urban agriculture in Africa; Community development; Development studies: Africa,China; Local economic development (South Africa); Post-conflict development (research in Sierra Leone)
Work: 64 3 479 5356 or 64 3 479 8773

Dr Marcelle Dawson (Sociology, Gender and Social Work)

Social movements; Protest and popular resistance; Student activism; Social justice; Contentious politics; South Africa
Work: 64 3 479 8113

Professor Philip Nel (Politics)

Global political economy; Politics and economics of Southern Africa; Social inequality
Work: 64 3 479 6549

Professor Robert Patman (Politics)

US foreign policy; Russian foreign policy; Global security; International relations; Terrorism; Great Power policies in Middle East and Horn of Africa; Science diplomacy
Work: 64 3 479 8669 | Mobile: 64 21 279 8669

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