MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Dr. Padraig Carmody

Pádraig Carmody is Associate Professor and Head of Geography at Trinity College Dublin and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg. At TCD he directs the Masters in Development Practice. He has published a number of books, including The New Scramble for Africa (2016, 2nd edition) and Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World (2019). He has consulted for the Office of the President in South Africa on urban development and is currently an Associate Editor of the jourl Transtiol Corporations published by the United tions Conference on Trade and Development.

Doctorate, University of Minnesota
Current or most recent Employer

Head of Department and Director of Masters in Development Practice

Trinity College Dublin
Time in Post - 12

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Development (applied), Economics, Political science, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Other

Contact Info


Geography, Museum Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 20 years )

Public Policy ( 20 years )

Education policy ( 10 years )

Economic development ( 28 years )


Academic publications
Pádraig Carmody, Development Theory and Practice in a Changing World, London, Routledge, 2019