Department of Global Development Studies

DEPARTMENT OF

Global Development Studies

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Faculty Profiles

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Core Faculty

Diana Córdoba

Diana Córdoba
Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Political ecology; critical agrarian studies; social justice; environmental sustainability; Latin America

Michael Doxtater
Assistant Professor and Queen's National Scholar

Research Areas:
Conflict resolution and organisational learning; indigenous languages

Karen Dubinsky
Professor

Research Areas:
Canadian/Cuban relations, Cuban music, child migration, Canadian history

Marc Epprecht

Marc Epprecht
Professor

Research Areas:
Environment, health, social history in southern Africa; gender and sexuality

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall
Assistant Professor

Research Areas:
Resource extraction; feminist political economy; decolonization; settler colonialism

Mark Hostetler

Mark Hostetler
Assistant Professor and Graduate Chair

Research Areas:
Political ecology; sustainability research; livelihoods approaches

Reena Kukreja

Reena Kukreja
Assistant Professor

Research Areas:
Feminist Political Economy, Migration, Masculinities, Postcolonial Feminism, South Asia, Caste, Community-based Research

Paritosh Kumar

Paritosh Kumar
Undergraduate Chair and Placement Coordinator

Research Areas:
Agriculture, genetic resources; tradition, modernity and religious revivalism in India

Robert Lovelace

Robert Lovelace
Lecturer

Research Areas:
Aboriginal studies in Canada and North America

David McDonald
Professor

Research Areas:
Public services, urbanization, water, energy, health, political theory, finance

Fahim Quadir
Professor and Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

Research Areas:
South-South cooperation, democracy and regional development.

Susanne Soederberg

Research Areas:
Global political economy; debt; housing insecurity; urban displacements; finance

Marcus Taylor
Associate Professor and Department Head

Research Areas:
Political ecology; climate change; agriculture; livelihoods; rural development

Kyla Tienhaara
Assistant Professor, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, Environment and the Economy

Research Areas:
Trade and investment; corporations and development; green industrial policy

Cross-Appointed Faculty

Dr. Colleen Davison
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences

Research Areas:
Global and indigenous health; child rights; “last mile” methods.

Allison Goebel
Professor and Queen's National Scholar
Office: Room 3125, Biosciences Complex

Research Areas:
Gender, environment & development; women, health and environmental justice.

Dylan Robinson
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D217

Research Areas:
Indigenous public art; the politics of indigenous languages; Canada’s TRC

Ariel Salzmann
Associate Professor
Office: Watson Hall, Room 101

Research Areas:
World regions, past and present; state-society relations in the historic Middle East

Awet Weldemichael

Awet E. Weldemichael
Associate Professor and Queen's National Scholar
Office: Watson Hall, Room 233

Research Areas:
Decolonization, revolutions, conflict and security in Africa and Southeast Asia

 

Term Adjunct Faculty and Teaching Fellows

Ian Fanning

Ian Fanning
Term Adjunct

 

Miles Howes

Miles Howe
Term Adjunct

 

Scott Rutherford

Scott Rutherford
Term Adjunct

 

Ayca Tomac

Ayca Tomac
Term Adjunct

 

Emeritus Faculty

Richard Day
Associate Professor

Research Areas:
Alternatives to development, anarchism, indigenism

Retirement:
As of July 1, 2019

Villia Jefremovas
Associate Professor

Retirement:
January 1, 2018