Mr Matthew Doyle

Post:Doctoral Tutor (Anthropology)
Other posts:Associate Tutor (Anthropology)
 Research Associate (Anthropology)
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Matthew holds a BA Philosophy and in 2006 was awarded funding from the AHRC to study an MA in Moral and Political Philosophy at the University of Sheffield. He also studied an MA in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. In 2013 he was awarded a 1+3 ESRC scholarship to study a PhD at Sussex. Outside of academia he has worked on a British Council funded development project in rural Nepal, as a high school social science teacher and for grass roots NGOs.

He spent 18 months carrying out ethnographic fieldwork in Cochabamba, Bolivia which included 3 months of language training in Quechua and he currently teaches on the undergraduate anthropology programme at Sussex.


Research Associate in the School of Global Studies and Director of the Social Science and Ethics Research Group.


BA Philosophy, University of Kent

MA Philosophy, University of Sheffield (Dissertation: An Ethics of Human Flourishing in the writings of Marx)

MA Social Anthropology, University of Manchester (Dissertation: Culture and Moral Difference)

MSc Social Research Methods, University of Sussex 

PhD Social Anthropology, University of Sussex (Thesis: 'We are all originarios': Political Conflict and Identity in Contemporary Bolivia)