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Logan Cochrane

Assistant Professor

Degrees: B.A., Anthropology (University of Victoria) M.A., Sustainable Development (Staffordshire) Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Studies (University of British Columbia)
Office:Room 2118
Dunton Tower
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Logan Cochrane is an Assistant Professor at Carleton University in Global and International Studies. His research includes diverse geographic and disciplinary foci, covering broad thematic areas of food security, climate change, social justice, governance and collective action. Before joining Carleton University, Logan worked for twelve years with non-governmental organizations, including in Afghanistan, Benin, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda. Logan has served as a Director for two non-governmental organizations, and worked as a consultant with clients that have included Save the Children, Management Sciences for Health, The Liaison Office, UNICEF and UNAIDS. Awards he has been given include: Banting Postdoctoral Award (2017), Professional Development Awards by IDRC (2016-2017, 2017), SSHRC Storyteller finalist (2016), Vanier Canada Graduate Doctoral Award (2015), Robert M. Netting Award (2015), Mitacs Fellowship (2014), and he was Nominated for a YMCA Peace Medal, as an Emerging Leader (2009).

Selected Publications:

Cochrane, L. and Betel B. B. (2019) Pathways of Legal Advocacy for Change: Ethiopian Women Lawyer’s Association. Forum for Development Studies 46(2): 347-365.

Cochrane, L. and Rao, N. (2019) Is the Push for Gender Sensitive Research Advancing the SDG Agenda of Leaving No One Behind? Forum for Development Studies 46(1): 45-65.

Melisew D. J. and Cochrane, L. (2019) Ethiopia’s Developmental State: A Building Stability Framework Assessment. Development Policy Review 37(S2): O161-O178.

Cochrane, L. and Yeshtila W. B. (2019) Politics and Power in Southern Ethiopia: Imposing, Opposing and Calling for Linguistic Unity. Language Matters.

Cochrane, L. (2018) Food Security in Ethiopia: Review of Research 2005 – 2016. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology 9: 1-11.

Cochrane, L. and Bekele, Y. W. (2018) Contextualizing Narratives of Growth and Navigating Problematic Data: Economic Trends in Ethiopia (1999-2017). Economies 6: 64.

Cochrane, L., Boulanger, R., Sheikh, G. and Song, G. (2018) A Case for National Ethics Approval in International Development Research. Canadian Journal of Bioethics 1:8-16.

Cochrane, L. and Cafer, A. (2018) Does Diversification Enhance Community Resilience? A Critical Perspective. Resilience 6(2): 129-143.

Cochrane, L. and Teferi, A. A. (2017) Knowledge Gaps, and Opportunities for Future Research on Ethiopian Food Security and Agriculture. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology 8(2): 33-41.

Cochrane, L. (2017) Worldviews Apart: Agriculture Extension and Ethiopian Smallholder Farmers. Journal of Rural Social Sciences 32: 98-118.

Cochrane, L. (2017) Stages of Food Security: A Co-Produced Mixed Methods Methodology. Progress in Development Studies 17(4): 291-306.

Cochrane, L., Cundill, G., Ludi, E., New, M., Nicholls, R., Wester, P., Cantin, B., Murali, K. S., Leone, M., Kituyi, E. and Landry, M.-E. (2017) A Reflection on Collaborative Adaptation Research in Africa and Asia. Regional Environmental Change 17(5): 1553–1561.

Cochrane, L. and Thornton, A. (2017) A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Smallholder Borrowing and Debt in Southern Ethiopia. Journal of Rural Studies 49: 69-77.

Cochrane, L. and Tamiru, Y. (2016) Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program: Politics, Power and Practice. Journal of International Development 28(5): 649-665.

Cochrane, L. and O’Regan, D. (2016) Legal Harvest and Illegal Trade: Trends, Challenges and Options in Khat Production in Ethiopia. International Journal of Drug Policy 30: 27-34.

Cochrane, L. and Thornton, A. (2016) Charity Rankings: Delivering Development or Dehumanizing Aid? Journal of International Development 28: 57-73.

Taddesse, D., Jamieson, D. and Cochrane, L. (2015) Strengthening Public Health Supply Chains in Ethiopia: PEPFAR Supported Expansion of Access and Availability. Development in Practice 25(7): 1043-1056.

Cochrane, L. and Skjerdal, T. (2015) Reading the Narratives: Resettlement, Investment and Development in Ethiopia. Forum for Development Studies. 42(3): 467-487.