Dr Mitchell Watkins, Research Fellow

Mitchell specializes in the political economy of development. His independent research focuses on the impact of foreign aid on political and economic governance in recipient countries. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining SOAS ACE, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University. Mitchell is working on ACE’s wide range of anti-corruption sectoral topics and across our portfolio of countries.