Dr. Daniel Hammett

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography and Theme Lead - Governance, States and Advocacy
  • Tel: 0114 222 7956
  • Email: d.hammett@sheffield.ac.uk
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Daniel Hammett read for a BA in Geography at the University of Oxford (2002) before moving to the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh where he gained his MSc by research (2003) and PhD (2007). He then held an ESRC Post-Doctoral Fellowship and an ESRC Research Fellowship at the Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh before moving on to a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He joined the Department in Sheffield in 2010 and is now a Senior Lecturer. He is also a Research Associate at the Department of Geography, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Dan’s research addresses concerns within political and development geography, primarily in relation to sub-Saharan Africa. His work falls into two main themes: geographies of citizenship and belonging, and the geopolitics of sub-Saharan Africa. Within this work, Dan engages with the role of media and ICTs in citizenship, development and representation, as well as identity and nationhood.

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