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Durham University

Global Policy Institute


If you are interested in applying for fellowship at the Global Policy Institute, please email a CV and brief covering letter to

Dr Kate Hampshire

Kate Hampshire is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and has on various aspects of health and healthcare provision in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her research has been wide-ranging, covering maternal and child health/nutrition, adolescent health and service delivery, health risks, household decision-making, health-seeking practices and medical pluralism, traditional healing and change, among others. Her current work focuses mainly on the health-seeking practices of children and adolescents, in relation particularly to the use of medicines and ICTs.

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Dr Ruth Houghton

Ruth Houghton is a Lecturer in Law at Newcastle University. From 2013-2017, Ruth held posts at Durham University as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a Research Assistant. Ruth’s research is primarily concerned with international law, global constitutionalism and democracy. She also researches on the emerging idea of global law and has published a number of articles on civil society participation at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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Dr Giedre Jokubauskaite

Giedre Jokubauskaite is a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Glasgow. Jokubauskaite's current research focuses on the role of international law in sustainable development, and in particular the intersection between economic, social, political and environmental concerns in lawmaking as well as in legal disputes. She is also interested in the issues of normativity, and specifically the distinction between legal and other (political, economic, moral, managerial) normative orders.

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Dr Annika Jones

Annika Jones is a Lecturer in International Law at the Durham University. In 2009, she spent a period of time at the International Criminal Court, working in the Appeals and Trial Divisions. Jones holds a first class degree in Law (LLB), an LLM in International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict with distinction and a PhD from the University of Nottingham. Jones’ research focuses primarily within the fields of international criminal law, public international law and international human rights law.

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Dr Elizabeth Kahn

Elizabeth Kahn is an Assistant Professor in Political Theory in the School of Government and International Affairs. Her doctoral research concerned global economic injustice and obligations to take political action and she is currently developing the project in to a monograph for Routledge. In her work she aims to utilise insights from social science and concepts from critical theory to supplement her analytical philosophy approach. She is primarily interested in the duties individuals and communities have in relation to systemic injustice.

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Dr Henning Meyer

Honorary Fellow

Dr. Henning Meyer is Editor of Social Europe Journal and a Research Associate of the Public Policy Group at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He frequently writes opinion editorials for international newspapers such as The Guardian, DIE ZEIT, The New York Times and El Pais and comments regularly on TV news channels.

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Federico Lupo-Pasini

Federico Lupo-Pasini joined Durham University in 2018 as Associate Professor in Corporate and Commercial Law. His main research focuses on the law and policy of international finance. In particular, he is interested in the role that legal institutions play in the development of the international financial system and the emerging digital financial ecosystem. He addressed some of these themes in his recent book, The Logic of Financial Nationalism(CUP, 2017). He also maintains a lively interest in international economic law, especially international trade law.

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