Rama Salla Dieng

Biography

Rama Salla Dieng, is a Senegalese writer, scholar-activist. She is currently a Lecturer in African Studies and International Development at the University of Edinburgh. Her research is at the intersection of critical agrarian studies, feminist political economy, and gender and development. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) based in Senegal and at the UNDP in Mauritius. Rama is currently a member of the Governing Council of the Development Studies Association UK, in charge of Decolonising Development Studies. She is also the curator of the African Feminisms in Dialogue series and the Lead Editor of a collective anthology on Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond (2020).