Research Interests: Local and regional environmental sustainability, with a focus on poverty reduction, urban governance and access to basic services.
Research Interests: Political Transitions in the Middle East, the Gulf States, and International Organizations & Global Governance
Research interests: political reconstruction
Research interests: religion
Research interests: judicial decentralization
Research Interests: International reporting.
Research Interests: Interaction between quantification & verb morphology as well as the relation between morphological structure & logical form in African languages; the theory of lexical-functional grammar; Democratic transitions.
Research Interests: Biological control of wide-ranging forest pests (the cypress aphid & the pine woolly aphid).
Raj Patel is a Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin and a Senior Research Associate at the Unit for the Humanities at the university currently known as Rhodes University (UHURU), South Africa.