Researcher Profile

Melissa Leach

Melissa Leach

Institute of Development Studies
University of Sussex
Falmer, BN1 9RE

Tel: +44 1273 678685



Melissa Leach is a Social Anthropologist and professorial fellow on the Knowledge, Technology and Society team at the IDS. As director of the STEPS Centre, she works on science-society relations, knowledge, power and policy processes, and questions of public engagement with technologies in relation to environment and health, especially in West Africa and the UK.

She co-convened the DRC programme on Science and Citizens.


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