Dr. Elwil Beukes
Elwil came to King's from the University of the Free State in South Africa. There he obtained his Ph.D in Economics, specializing in Development Strategy. In addition to teaching at the universities of Stellenbosch and the Free State, Elwil also worked as Policy Consultant for the Southern African Development Bank and led research at the Human Sciences Research Council in Pretoria, South Africa. Elwil was awarded the Ernest Oppenheimer Travel Fellowship in 1990 and did research at the Institute for Social Studies in The Hague. His current interests are ecological economics and the interaction of politics and economics.