Director of the Centre for Climate Justice, Professor Tahseen Jafry leads a team of dedicated research staff working on key climate justice themes in Glasgow and in partner institutions. Her contribution to international development spans 20 years, undertaking primarily research for development for global organisations including United Nations (IFAD), Department for International Development (DFID), World Bank, CABI International and US Agency for International Development (USAID). She has field experience in over 14 countries spanning South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.
Qualified as both an engineer and a social scientist, Professor Jafry has accumulated extensive insights into natural resource management, gender and agricultural development and now in climate justice.
Within Glasgow Caledonian University, Professor Jafry is the academic lead for the MSc in Climate Justice; she also supervises theses to doctorate level.
Tahseen's current research interests include, the gendered management of natural resources, food sovereignty, inclusive development via poverty targeting, climate induced migration and vulnerability and psycho-social impacts of climate change.
She has been invited as guest editor and reviewer for a range of journals, including: