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Olle Frödin new part-time assistant director at SASNET
August 22, 2017 - 11:01
SASNET has recruited Dr. Olle Frödin from the Dept. of Sociology, Lund University, to assist Anna Lindberg with her duties as SASNET Director. Olle joined SASNET on 1 August 2013, and will act as Assistant Director on a 40 % part-time basis during the Fall 2013. He will however primarily work from his office at the Sociology department, where he is employed as a lecturer.
Olle Frödin defended his PhD in 2008 with an Africa related thesis. Later he shifted over his research focus to South Asia, and was affiliated to the Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK, for a couple of years, before returning to Lund University in 2011. His South Asia related research has focused on the Politics of Food and the Governance of the Public Distribution System in India, examining the political reactions to the liberalization of food procurement regulations in the country.