Dorothea Kleine

Dr Dorothea Kleine is Reader in Human Geography and Director of the ICT4D Centre. She also directs the MSc in Practising Sustainable Development, including the specialism in ICT4D. Her research interests include: information and communication technologies and development; development theories, in particular the capabilities approach; Fair Trade; ethical consumption; and sustainable regional and local economic development. Themes such as gender and justice run throughout her work. Dorothea has mainly worked in Latin America (Chile, Brazil), with recent research also taking place in India and Kenya. Before joining Royal Holloway, she was a Research Associate at Cambridge University and a Lecturer at Bonn University. Parallel to her studies at LMU Munich, Oxford and the London School of Economics, she trained as a journalist and has worked freelance for print, radio and TV media.