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Dr Jamie Cross

Senior Lecturer, Social Anthropology

Research and Interests

Jamie Cross is a Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology and Development. His research and teaching brings social anthropology to bear on problems, projects and technologies of ‘development’. Jamie joined the University of Edinburgh in 2011 with a regional specialisation in South Asia and am co-Director of the University of Edinburgh's Global Development Academy. He has carried out ethnographic fieldwork in India, Papua New Guinea and Scotland with support from the Leverhulme Trust, the Economic and Social Research Council, and the Royal Anthropological Institute, among others.