PhD Programme: Department of Political Economy
Doctoral Research: Land Ownership and Alternative Development in Colombia.
Research Interests: International Political Economy, Extra-legal Governance and Organized Crime, Latin American Drug Policy
Supervisors: Anja Shortland and Humeira Iqtidar
Biography: Sophia has an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and an MA in Politics from Edinburgh University. She was teaching assistant for second year undergraduates in Issues in International Politics at King’s College London. Before beginning her doctoral research, she worked as the Latin America manager for inter-parliamentary delegations in the British Parliament, and as consultant researcher for the Drug Policy Reform All-Party Parliamentary Group.