Jonathan Goodhand is Professor of Conflict and Development Studies at SOAS. He has extensive experience as a researcher and advisor in South and Central Asia for a range of non-government organisations and aid agencies. His research interests include borderlands, the political economy of aid and conflict, NGOs and peacebuilding, and ‘post conflict’ reconstruction. He is principal investigator for a two-year ESRC-funded ‘Borderlands, Brokers and Peacebuilding’ project, and a major new research project funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund entitled, ‘Drugs and (dis)order: Building sustainable peacetime economies in the aftermath of war’, which focuses on Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar.
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