Harry Verhoeven

Senior Research Scholar at the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University

Dr Harry Verhoeven is an Associate Member of the Department of Politics & International Relations at the University of Oxford and the Convenor of the Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN). He is also a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy and teaches at the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University. He is the author of Water, Civilisation and Power in Sudan. The Political Economy of Military-Islamist State Building (Cambridge University Press) and Why Comrades Go To War. Liberation Politics and the Outbreak of Africa’s Deadliest Conflict (with Philip Roessler, Oxford University Press/Hurst). He also served as editor of Marx and Lenin in Africa and Asia: Socialism(s) and Socialist Legacies (for Third World Quarterly), Water Security in Africa in the Age of Global Climate Change (for Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, with Allen Isaacman and Mucha Musemwara) and Beyond Liberal Order. States, Markets and Societies in the Global Indian Ocean (with Anatol Lieven, Oxford University Press/Hurst).

Dr Harry Verhoeven holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford (St Cross College/DPIR). He founded OUCAN in 2009 and remains its Convenor. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Politics and International Studies of the University of Cambridge. He is a Senior Adviser to the European Institute of Peace.