The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Kristina joined QEH in 2015 as an MPhil student in Development Studies supported by the Hill Foundation and progressed to the DPhil programme in 2017. Her primary research looks at the impact of economic informalisation on ideas and practices of citizenship in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has also done research on Soviet military assistance to southern African countries during the cold war.
Kristina’s research is published in the Journal of Southern African Studies and is covered in The Conversation Africa. She has also contributed to the Review of African Political Economy.
She is passionate about teaching and learning and has contributed to teaching on a variety of courses in African politics and international development.