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Dr Mahrukh Doctor

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Mahrukh Doctor

Reader in Political Economy

Biography Mahrukh Doctor joined the lecturing staff in January 2006 and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is Director of Learning and Teaching/Education Lead for the Department of Politics (previously the School of Law and Politics).

Previous positions include the Johns Hopkins University SAIS-Europe/Bologna Center, the Centre for Brazilian Studies, St. Antony's College at the University of Oxford, University of Reading, and the World Bank. She has also spent time as a visiting academic at the University of Sao Paulo, Federal Fluminense University and the Johns Hopkins University SAIS-Europe.

Her main research interests are in the field of international political economy and comparative political economy.

Mahrukh has a special interest in development policy, trade and industry, infrastructure (ports), and regionalism in Latin America, with a particular focus on Brazil.

She has published on Brazilian business-state relations, Brazilian foreign policy in the context of rising powers, and EU-Mercosur negotiations / relations.
Teaching and Learning Undergraduate

- Introduction to the Politics of the World Economy (UG-1)

- The Global South and Development (UG-2)

- Pathways of Research, research methods (UG-2)

- Understanding America (UG-2)

- BRICS: Emerging Powers in International Affairs (UG-3)

- Comparative Legislatures (UG-3)

Postgraduate

- The Political Economy of Development

- Dissertation Coordinator