• Alumna Emily Hedin with Jesús Valencia Silva. Together they founded Building Dignity, a non-profit organisation in Lima. Photo: Nicholas Ciorogan

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    Students often point to the networks they form and the friendships they make while at ODID as one of the great strengths of their courses.


    Graduates of the department pursue a wide range of careers after completing their studies – in international organisations, government agencies, the private sector, INGOs and social enterprises, or as academics in universities and research institutions across the world. Many also continue to further study.

    Find out more about what some of our students are doing now and what they valued about their time at ODID.

    Browse Alumni Profiles

    Hannes Einsporn

    Programme Officer for Iraq, CARE
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2015 - 16

    Zainab Usman

    Young Professional, World Bank
    DPhil in International Development
    2012 - 17

    Christina Wehbe

    Senior Manager in Inclusive Economic Growth, Adam Smith International
    MSc in Global Governance & Diplomacy
    2010 - 11

    Luisa Enria

    Lecturer in International Development/ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow,...
    DPhil in International Development
    2011 - 15

    Jean-Benoît Falisse

    Lecturer, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
    DPhil in International Development
    2011 - 16

    Jisung Park

    PhD Candidate, Teaching Fellow and Research Fellow, Harvard University Econ...
    MSc in Economics for Development
    2010 - 11

    Katherine Rehberg

    Project Supervisor, CWS/Resettlement Support Center, Africa
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2012 - 13

    Saad Hafeez

    National Programme Officer (M&E and Reporting), International Organizat...
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2014 - 15

    Merit Hietanen

    Operations Support Officer, UNRWA
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2008 - 09