I am a Lecturer in Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Waikato, and a Research Associate in Political Economy at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.
My research interests span the fields of development studies, political economy, economic and political sociology, urban sociology, quantitative methods, and East Africa. I am particularly interested in the following topics:
Over the years, my research has been funded by Cambridge Political Economy Society Trust and Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. It has appeared in leading academic journals, including Review of International Political Economy, Social Science & Medicine and World Development. For more information, please click the Research and Publications tabs.