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Robert Morris


Robert Morris is a Consultant in OPM’s Conflict, Security and Violence portfolio with experience using qualitative research methods to support monitoring, evaluation and learning. His particular interest is in governance, service delivery and conflict-sensitive approaches to development and aid programming. In addition, he coordinates OPM’s Political Economy Focal Group and is committed to supporting participatory and evidence-based adaptation to enhance programme impact.

Previously the Assistant Manager of OPM’s Economic Development and Institutions (EDI) Research Programme, his recent work has involved studying the impact of armed conflict on demand for and access to primary education in north-east Nigeria, a qualitative evaluation of support to conflict-affected people and peace building in Myanmar, and supporting the evaluation of a major peacebuilding and stability fund in Somalia. He also has in-country experience working on development and conflict-related issues in Kenya, Mexico and Nepal.

Robert graduated with First Class Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford, and completed an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from the University of London’s SOAS with distinction.