Elisa Greco is an Associate Professor in International Political Economy and Development at ESPOL. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the Sustainability Research Institute (University of Leeds,UK).
Her research engages with critical political economy and the political economy of agrarian change in the Global South. Her research interests include rent,value and natural resources; land grabs in Africa, class dynamics and resistance; labour questions and labour régimes in African farming. She also engages with debates on neoliberal capitalism and the current climate crisis and agroecology as a political project. She conducts ethnographic research in Tanzania and Uganda.
Elisa has a PhD in African Studies and Development (University of Napoli Orientale), and has worked at the University of Manchester (UK) and University of Leeds (UK). She is an editor of the Review of African Political Economy (RoAPE). She is a founding member of the Africa Working Group of the International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE).
Languages spoken : English, French, Italian, Swahili and Spanish
CLASSES TAUGHT AT ESPOL
Environment, Resources, and Food
International Political Economy
Political Economy of Natural Resources
Politics of Development
Reading Marx’s Capital
- Political Economy
- Development Studies
- Political Economy of Agrarian Change
- African Political Economy