Dr Burbidge’s interests are in politics and economics with a special focus on East Africa and on how citizen trust can help overcome collective action dilemmas. He is also interested in Kenya’s system of devolved government, which was introduced in the 2010 constitution.
He advises international and national institutions on the devolution process, and tracks its development comparatively across 47 counties.
- East Africa
Dr Burbidge has media experience, and has worked with outlets such as BBC World News, Al-Jazeera, and BBC Radio.