Research Associate in Geography, Royal Holloway
Vincent is a Research Associate in Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is involved in a Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) study in Cambodia and India (Tamil Nadu) which is taking a gendered lens to explore the relationship between debt, climate change and nutrition.
Prior to joining Royal Holloway, Vincent completed his PhD at Queen Mary University of London. His PhD thesis explores a global migration-development agenda that aims to leverage remittances for development by incorporating remittance flows and households into global financial circuits. Based upon ten months of fieldwork in Senegal and Ghana, his research foregrounds a ‘hybrid’ understanding of uneven and contested geographies of financial incorporation in the global South that requires an integrative approach across economic, financial and development geography.
When the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Bangladeshi economist Muhammad Yunus in 2006 for his concept of microfinance, it brought what began as a local policy experiment in the 1970s to global attention. Microfinance...