Professor Todd Landman

ESRC Council member

Professor Todd Landman is a member of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Council.

Todd is also a Professor of Political Science at the University of Nottingham. He researches, teaches, and publishes on significant problems and methods associated with development, democracy and human rights.

He is author of:

  • The Rights Track: Sound Evidence on Human Rights and Modern Slavery (2022)
  • Citizenship Rights and Social Movements (OUP 1997)
  • Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics (Routledge 2000, 2003, 2008, 2016)
  • Governing Latin America (Polity 2003)
  • Protecting Human Rights (Georgetown 2005)
  • Studying Human Rights (Routledge 2006)
  • Measuring Human Rights (Routledge 2009)
  • Human Rights and Democracy (Bloomsbury 2013)

Todd is co-editor of The Sage Handbook on Comparative Politics (Sage 2009), Human Rights, Volumes I-IV (Sage 2009), and Real Social Science (CUP 2012).

His current focus is on measuring, analysing, and evaluating interventions to combat contemporary forms of slavery. Todd is Research Director of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence and host of the Rights Track podcast series.

He has carried out a large number of international consultancies for:

  • DFID
  • the FCO
  • European Commission
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
  • Swedish International Development Agency
  • Canadian International Development Agency
  • the US State Department

Last updated: 25 August 2023

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