Management & Co-Ordination

The project is co-ordinated and overseen by a steering group, consisting of the following members:

  • Professor Emma Tomalin (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jörg Haustein (Co-Investigator)
  • Dr Dereje Feyissa Dori (facilitator of Ethiopia-related efforts)
  • Professor Surinder Jodkha (facilitator India-related efforts)
  • Shabaana Kidy (representative for project partner Islamic Relief)
  • Naomi Popple (project co-ordinator)
  • Dr Afework Hailu (Ethiopia expertise, esp. on Orthodox and Protestant Christianity)
  • Dr Dena Freeman (Ethiopia expertise, anthropological focus on religions and development)
  • Dr Paul D’Souza (India expertise)

The steering group meets regularly in conjunction with all project activities. Steering group members also serve as editors, contributors, and co-ordinators of our various networking and output activities.

In addition to the steering group, the following experts are consulted as senior advisers: