• 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.

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    Browse Alumni Profiles

    Marco Haenssgen

    Postdoctoral Scientist – Health Policy and Systems, University of Oxford
    DPhil in International Development
    2012 - 15

    Kuumuori John Ganle

    Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Ghana
    MPhil in Development Studies
    2008 - 10

    Dave Innes

    Policy and Research Manager – Economics, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
    MSc in Economics for Development
    2010 - 11

    Kaushal Kishore Vidyarthee

    Office of the Vice President, Indian National Congress
    MPhil in Development Studies
    2006 - 08

    Matt Smith

    Senior International Officer, Government of Saskatchewan
    MSc in Global Governance & Diplomacy
    2010 - 11

    Hannah Morris

    Head of Strategic Partnerships, WaterAid Sweden
    MPhil in Development Studies
    2004 - 07

    Eliza Marks

    Technical Officer – Migration, International Labour Organisation
    MSc in Migration Studies
    2012 - 13

    Sneha Krishnan

    Junior Research Fellow, St John's College, Oxford
    DPhil in International Development
    2010 - 15

    Kate Ogg

    Lecturer, Australian National University
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2011 - 12