Sebastian Haug

Visiting Scholar

Sebastian Haug is a Graduate Research Fellow and PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge where his research investigates the positions and roles of so-called ‘rising powers’ in global development governance. He is particularly interested in Turkey and Mexico as actors and spaces between the global ‘North’ and ‘South’. At CIC, Sebastian focuses on recent development governance processes at the United Nations and collaborates with CIC’s Global Development program.

Prior to moving to Cambridge, Sebastian worked with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in China and then in Mexico where he was in charge of UNDP’s South-South cooperation and strategic partnerships portfolios. He also collaborated with development policy and research institutions in France, Germany and Uganda and has conducted seminars or presented research at universities in China, Ethiopia, Israel, Mexico, Turkey and the UK.

A former Mercator Fellow on International Affairs, Sebastian studied political science and international relations in Paris, St Andrews and Berlin. He holds a Vice-Chancellor’s Award from the University of Cambridge as well as a Master of Science from the University of Oxford. 

For additional information see the Department of Geography and the Centre for Rising Powers at the University of Cambridge