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Dr Paul Gilbert

Post:Lecturer in Anthropology (International Relations)
Other posts:Associate Tutor (Anthropology)
Location:ARTS C C205

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877095
International:+44 1273 877095

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Paul Gilbert joined the School of Global Studies as a Lecturer in International Development in 2017, having previously taught at the University of Birmingham, the University of Brighton, and Brunel University.

He has a PhD in Social Anthropology (2016) from the University of Sussex (during which he was an ESRC-POST Postgraduate Fellow at the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology), an MSc in Ethnobotany (2010) from the University of Kent, and a BA in Anthropology (2009) from Durham University.

Paul is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a PGCert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education from the University of Brighton (2017).

His research is concerned with the role of private sector organizations in development, focusing on extractive industry finance and the making of new resource 'frontiers'. Additional areas of interest include: the politics of ethnographic research in elite settings; ethics and expertise in the junior mining sector; finance and infrastructure development; and economic expertise in public culture.


Lecturer in International Development