Researcher Profile

John Gaventa

John Gaventa

Citizenship DRC Director,
Institute of Development Studies,
University of Sussex
Falmer
Brighton,
BN1 9RE
UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1273 915732

Email: j.gaventa@ids.ac.uk

Biography

John Gaventa was the Director of the Development Research Centre on Citizenship, Participation and Accountability,and is a professor and member of the Power, Participation and Social Change Team at IDS. He is a political sociologist with over 25 years experience of research, training and practice in participation and development in both North and South.

Areas of specialisation include participatory methods of research, learning and action; participation, power and empowerment; participation and governance; rural poverty, inequality and poverty alleviation; NGO's and civil society; participatory monitoring and evaluation; South-North linkages and relations.

Publications

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