Deborah Bryceson


Deborah Bryceson is a development consultant, researcher, academic and project manager. Trained as an economic geographer and sociologist, her work has spanned a wide range of development issues within Africa and beyond. Her areas of expertise include: livelihood, mobility and settlement; agrarian development; the impact of AIDS; gender; and the interaction between social and economic dynamics in rural and urban settings from a political economy perspective. Deborah Bryceson is currently a research associate at the African Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and the International Gender Studies Centre, International Development Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, as well as the Geography Institute, Copenhagen University. At the latter she coordinates the ‘Tanzanian Frontier Settlements, Livelihoods and Mobility’ research project studying three fast-growing mining and trading settlements in northwestern Tanzania in collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam.   Download CV (word format) (pdf format)