Martin Doornbos

Martin Doornbos (PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1973) is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, and has been Visiting Professor of Development Studies, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda, and at the Graduate School of International Development Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark. His research interests have broadly focused on the dynamics of state-society relations in Africa and India, on the institutional dimensions of conflict and collaboration, the politics of resource allocation, and on questions of state collapse and post-conflict reconstruction. His publications include Global Forces and State Restructuring: Dynamics of State Formation and Collapse; Beyond Conflict in the Horn: The Prospects for Peace, Recovery and Development in Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea and Sudan (co-edited); Post-Conflict Eritrea: Prospects for Reconstruction and Development (co-edited); The Ankole Kingship Controversy: Regalia Galore Revisited; Dynamics of State Formation: India and Europe Compared (co-edited); Institutionalizing Development Policies and Resource Strategies in Eastern Africa and India: Developing Winners and Losers; Forests: Nature, People, Power (co-edited); Obugabe Bukaitwa Ki? (shortened Runyankore version of Not all the King’s Men); Dairy Aid and Development: India’s Operation Flood (co-authored); Resources, Institutions and Strategies: Operation Flood and Indian Dairying (co-edited); Not all the King’s Men: Inequality as a Political Instrument in Ankole, Uganda; Regalia Galore:The Decline and Eclipse of Ankole Kingship; Afrika in Spiegelbeeld (co-edited); Government and Rural Development in East Africa: Essays on Political Penetration (co-edited); Political Identity: A Case Study from Uganda (co-authored). He is Advisory Editor of Development and Change and Contributing Editor of the Review of African Political Economy.