Prof. Ton Dietz has been Director of the African Studies Centre in Leiden since 1 May 2010. He is also Professor of the Study of African Development at Leiden University and Professor in Human Geography at the University of Amsterdam.
To mention a few keywords that apply to his work as a researcher: human geography, political geography of Africa, poverty analysis, rural development, food security and agrohubs, land and water conflict, development aid, Africa and the multi-polar world, geopolitics. For more information, read his profile on the ASC website!