Dr Jamie Cross

Director of the Global Development Academy and a Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh

Dr Jamie Cross is a Director of the Global Development Academy and a Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Cross has a Ph.D and an MSc in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, UK. His current research examines the socio-technical politics of off grid energy systems in the global south. He is the academic lead on projects focused on ‘Infrastructures’ (Economic and Social Research Council), ‘Waste’ (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and ‘Repair’ (Scottish Government). He has over ten years of fieldwork experience in India and has conducted research in Papua New Guinea, Nepal and Kenya.