Kate Pruce is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Leadership for Development at the University of Birmingham. Kate’s work focuses on the politics of development, in particular social protection, global health policy and policy transfer, with other research interests including developmental leadership, gender and social justice. Her geographical focus on sub-Saharan Africa, and Zambia in particular, is expanding to include Asia-Pacific through her current role with the Developmental Leadership Program. Previously, Kate was a Research Associate with the DFID-funded Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) research centre and an ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Manchester.
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