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Dr Elizabeth David-Barrett

Post:Senior Lecturer in Politics (Politics)

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UK:01273 872929
International:+44 1273 872929

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Liz David-Barrett graduated from the University of Oxford in 1995 with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. She then worked for London think tanks the Institute for Public Policy Research and the Centre for European Reform, whilst completing an MSc in Slavonic and East European Studies at the University of London. Liz later worked for 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. Liz returned to Oxford for her DPhil on Theorising Political Corruption in Transition Eastern Europe, and in 2010 took up a post as Research Fellow in the Centre for Corporate Reputation, Said Business School, at the University of Oxford. Liz joined the University of Sussex in 2014 as a Lecturer, and was appointed to the role of Senior Lecturer in 2016.


Community and Business

As the Deputy Director of the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption (SCSC), Liz engages widely with anti-corruption practitioners in the public sector, private sector and NGO communities. She has written a number of research reports for Transparency International UK, given evidence on corruption risks to parliamentary select committees and worked with the UK Department for International Development on its international anti-corruption strategy.






Senior Lecturer in Politics