ISS professors

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  • prof.dr. (Murat) M Arsel

    prof.dr. (Murat) M Arsel

    I am Professor of Political Economy of Sustainable Development at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. My…

Keywords: International law and (sustainable) development, international human rights law, children’s rights, human rights-based approaches to development, climate change and human rights, and EU development cooperation

  • prof.mr.dr. (Karin) CJM Arts

    prof.mr.dr. (Karin) CJM Arts

    Profile Chair in International Law and DevelopmentLaw is a major factor in processes of development and/or transition, either as an instrument of change or as a…

Keywords: Economics, health and education

  • prof.dr. (Arjun) AS Bedi

    prof.dr. (Arjun) AS Bedi

    Arjun Singh Bedi is Professor of Development Economics and Deputy Rector for Research at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus…

Keywords: Deglobalization, new post development; ‘flex international’ political economy, qualitative quantities, arts

  • prof.dr. (Peter) PAG van Bergeijk

    prof.dr. (Peter) PAG van Bergeijk

    For how unjust is it, if when we allow different recreations to each particular course of life, we afford no diversion to studies; especially when trifles may…

Keywords: Agrarian politics, specifically: land politics and policies, (trans)national agrarian movements, food politics, forestry, state-society interactions in rural development, rural conflict, biofuels, 'flex crops', land grabbing and food sovereignty

  • prof.dr. (Jun) SM Borras

    prof.dr. (Jun) SM Borras

    Saturnino ('Jun') M. Borras Jr. is a Professor of Agrarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague and Editor-In-Chief of…

Keywords: Ethics of development; international migration; theories of human development, human security, human needs and well-being; policy discourse analysis; climate change

  • prof.dr. (Des) D Gasper

    prof.dr. (Des) D Gasper

    Des Gasper (1953) is professor of Human Development, Development Ethics and Public Policy, at ISS of Erasmus University Rotterdam.‘Human development’ refers…

Keywords: Gender and sexuality studies, feminist political ecology, post development, community economies

  • prof.dr. (Wendy) W Harcourt

    prof.dr. (Wendy) W Harcourt

    Wendy Harcourt is Professor of Gender, Diversity and Sustainable Development at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University in The…

Keywords: Humanitarian aid; governance in post-conflict and disaster-ridden situations; civil society

  • prof.dr.ir. (Thea) DJM Hilhorst

    prof.dr.ir. (Thea) DJM Hilhorst

    I am an expert in development in areas affected by disaster, conflict or fragility, with a special focus on aid-society relations: the impact of humanitarian…

Keywords: Governance and politics of developing countries, international political economy, regionalism, international cooperation, development assistance policies

  • prof.dr. (Wil) W Hout

    prof.dr. (Wil) W Hout

    Wil Hout is professor of Governance and International Political Economy at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam…

Keywords: Qualitative research methods; population and development; health and demography in developing countries

  • prof.dr. (Inge) I Hutter

    prof.dr. (Inge) I Hutter

    Inge Hutter is Rector of the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, of Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Professor of Participatory and…

Keywords: Private sector and development, sustainability standards, frugal innovation and local economic development

  • prof.dr. (Peter) P Knorringa

    prof.dr. (Peter) P Knorringa

    Peter Knorringa is a Professor of Private Sector & Development at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) at Erasmus University Rotterdam. His…

Keywords: Economics, violence and conflict, trade

  • prof.dr. (Mansoob) SM Murshed

    prof.dr. (Mansoob) SM Murshed

    Syed Mansoob Murshed is Professor of the Economics of Peace and Conflict at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University in the…

Keywords: Economic inequality, gender inequality, feminist economics, social economics, institutional economics, ethics and economics, meso level analysis, social cohesion

  • prof.dr. (Irene) IP van Staveren

    prof.dr. (Irene) IP van Staveren

    Irene van Staveren (1963) is professor of pluralist development economics at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam.Professor van…