The European Journal of Development Research is delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Tiessen as Editor, enriching the journal’s Editorial Team.

Professor Rebecca Tiessen is affiliated to the University of Ottawa, where she is full Professor in International Development and Global Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She completed her doctorate at the University of Guelph in Canada. Her research interests include gender and development, specifically gender inequality in the Global South; human security; global citizenship and learning/ volunteering abroad; Canada and Canadians in the world; and Canadian foreign aid policy. Her research has focused primarily on countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Malawi, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan).