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Reader in International Relations, Royal Holloway University of London

I am a Reader in International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London, and a Research Associate in Political Economy at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

My research spans international public policy, global and public health, international development, political and economic sociology, political economy, East African politics, and research methods. I am currently pursuing the following topics:
- Socioeconomic effects of International Monetary Fund lending
- Political economy of East African social policy
- Lived experiences of precarity in New Zealand

My research has been funded by Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and Nga Pae o te Maramatanga. It has appeared in leading academic journals, including American Journal of Sociology, Review of International Political Economy, Review of International Organizations​, Social Science & Medicine, and World Development. For more information, visit the Research and Publications tabs.

I am also the curator of IMF Monitor, a website used by civil society and policymakers to track policy reforms required of borrowing countries in exchange for the IMF’s financial support.


  • –present
    Research Associate, University of Cambridge
  • –present
    Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London