Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Institute of Development Policy (IOB), University of Antwerp
Dr. Kristof Titeca is a senior lecturer (associate professor) at the University of Antwerp, Institute of Development Policy. His interested in organised crime are rooted in his work on governance, conflict and smuggling in Uganda and DR Congo, issues on which he has published extensively in high-ranking journals. He has carried out extensive field research in this region since 2003.
He obtained his PhD in Political Sciences at Ghent University (Conflict Research Group, 2007), was a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics (2014), and Makerere University, Uganda (2004, 2011-2012). He has conducted policy work for a variety of donors, such as DFID, UNDP, Norwegian Refugee Council, International Alert, and so on. His latest books are ‘Negotiating Public Services in the Congo’ (with Tom De Herdt, Zed Books), and ‘Rebel Lives. Photographs from inside the Lord’s Resistance Army’. He tweets at @Kristof.Titeca.
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