Dr Andrew Burton

Biography

Dr Andrew Burton

Dr Andrew Burton

Andrew Burton was appointed to the Assistant Directorship having completed a PhD at SOAS on the colonial response to urbanisation in Dar es Salaam during British rule. Research findings have been published in a series of articles and in a 2005 monograph in the BIEA-Currey series.

His research while at the institute covered issues of urbanisation in eastern Africa; the penal system in Tanzania; youth and delinquency in colonial and post-colonial Anglophone East Africa.

He is currently an affiliated researcher with the BIEA based in Addis Ababa, where he is working on articles and a monograph arising from his research on youth and delinquency.

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