- Position: Senior
- Department: Governance, Law and Social Justice
- Affiliation: International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Country: Netherlands
- Website: http://www.iss.nl
- Biographical info: Des Gasper is Professor of Human Development, Development Ethics and Public Policy at ISS Rotterdam. He works on various topics including human development, development ethics, public policy analysis and migration. Within Human Development he studies the link to human rights and human security both in theoretical and ‘applied’ research. Recently, he has written conceptual chapters for the Routledge Handbook of Human Security and the Elgar Handbook on Climate Change and Human Security (2013). With Oscar Gomez he furthermore co-wrote articles on human security for the UNDP, Contemporary Politics, and the Journal of Development Studies.
Development ethics; human security; interpretive policy analysis; climate change; SDGs.