Research

UCL-Institute of the Americas occupies a unique position at the core of academic study of the region in the UK, promoting, coordinating and providing a focus for research and postgraduate teaching on the Americas - Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States.

Research clusters

  • Climate change and sustainable development

Dr Emily Morris

Dr Graham Woodgate,

  • Development theory, policy and practice

Dr Thomas Grisaffi

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Dr Emily Morris

Dr Graham Woodgate

  • History of the Americas

Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Dr Paulo Drinot

Dr Althea Legal-Miller

Professor Colin Lewis

Dr Tony McCulloch

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Professor Iwan Morgan

Dr Kate Quinn

  • Human rights, justice and democratisation

Dr Par Engstrom

Dr Thomas Grisaffi

Professor Kevin Middlebrook

  • Labour history, politics and policy

Dr Paulo Drinot

Professor Kevin Middlebrook

  • Liberalisms in the Americas

Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Dr Paulo Drinot

Professor Colin Lewis

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Professor Iwan Morgan

  • Race, ethnicity and gender in the Americas

Dr Paulo Drinot

Dr Thomas Grisaffi

Dr Althea Legal-Miller

Dr Tony McCulloch

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Dr Kate Quinn

  • Social policy in Latin America

Professor Colin Lewis

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Dr Graham Woodgate

  • State, market and the economy

Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Dr Paulo Drinot

Professor Colin Lewis

Professor Kevin Middlebrook

Professor Iwan Morgan

Dr Emily Morris

Professor Maxine Molyneux

Dr Graham Woodgate

  • The Caribbean: History, Politics, Society

Professor Victor Bulmer-Thomas

Dr Kate Quinn

  • The US Presidency
Professor Iwan Morgan
  • US foreign policy

Dr Tony McCulloch

Professor Kevin Middlebrook

Professor Iwan Morgan

Regional expertise