Prof. Ton Dietz was the Director of the African Studies Centre Leiden from May 2010 until September 2017. He is Emeritus Professor of the Study of African Development at Leiden University. He still works as a senior researcher at the ASCL.
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 ASCL website!