led ICT4COP’s Work Package 7: Africa from 2015-2020. Her personal research focused on developments in Somalia and Somaliland.
Professor Alice Hills is a visiting professor at the universities of Durham and Leeds, where her research on police development in Somalia is funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Before joining Durham as its professor of conflict studies, 2013-2017, she was professor of conflict and security at the University of Leeds. Prior to that she taught defence studies at the UK’s Joint Services Command and Staff College.