David Hudson is Professor of Politics and Development in the University of Birmingham’s International Development Department. He is the Director of the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) and the Co-Director of the Development Engagement Lab (DEL). The DEL investigates how and why citizens engage with global development issues.
His other work focuses on the politics of development, in particular on the role of leadership in reform processes and migrant decision-making processes.
Recent projects include fieldwork or data collection in Fiji, Indonesia, Jamaica, Myanmar, and Rwanda, involving survey data, network analysis, experiments, text analysis, interviews and focus groups.