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Dr Elizabeth David-Barrett

Post:Senior Lecturer in Politics (Politics, Sussex European Institute, Crime Research Centre)

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UK:01273 872929
International:+44 1273 872929

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Liz David-Barrett joined the University of Sussex in 2014, following four years at the Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, and two years in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. Liz has a DPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford, an MA in Slavonic and East European Studies from the University of London, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Oxford). Prior to returning to academia, Liz worked for London think tanks the Institute for Public Policy Research and the Centre for European Reform, political risk consultancy Oxford Analytica, and spent several years living in Croatia and Hungary, working as a journalist for The Economist, the Financial Times, the BBC World Service and Business Central Europe.  

Community and Business

As the Director of the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption (SCSC), Liz engages widely with anti-corruption practitioners in government, the private sector and NGOs. She has written a number of research reports for Transparency International UK, given evidence on corruption risks to parliamentary select committees and advised the UK Department for International Development on its international anti-corruption strategy and the UK Cabinet Office on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.






Senior Lecturer in Politics