Development Studies

Development Studies

Development Studies

Diedrich, Law, Sims, King, Gurtner

At JCU our development studies program draws on multidisciplinary expertise to critically interrogate the world’s most prominent social, political, economic and environmental challenges. Key themes of research include: Environmental governance and sustainable resource management, poverty alleviation, inequality, geopolitics of development, disaster relief, urban transformations, community well being, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Students of development studies at JCU will work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders to acquire the academic expertise and practical field-based skills required to undertake diverse career pathways and to make positive changes in the world.