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Human Development &
Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

Editorial Staff

Congratulations to incoming Editor, Alejandra (Sandra) Boni Aristizábal, whose term will begin in September 2023.  Sandra is a Full Professor at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, and deputy director of the INGENIO Research Institute (CSIC-UPV). She lectures in the Master of Development Cooperation at UPV. Her research analyzes the relationships between human development and capabilities, transformative innovation and higher education. She has used participatory methodologies to co-design, implement and evaluate policy initiatives in the field of innovation, development education and participatory policy. She also has wide experience in the development aid ambit with links with public and non-governmental actors. She has more than 130 international and national publications in the following areas: human development, innovation, education, participation, technology and sustainability (papers, books and book chapters.) From 2011-2022, she was the PI of 14 research projects from international, national and local grant calls. She is the Former Vice President of the International Development Ethics Association and Extraordinary Professor of the University of the Free State, South Africa. She has been visiting researcher in African, American, European and UK universities.

Sandra has been active in the HDCA since 2005, presenting papers regularly at the annual conferences and involving herself in various thematic groups. She is strongly committed to the aims and vision of the HDCA. She has gained experience with the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities through her role as an Associate Editor since 2010.  She is an experienced researcher, writer and journal reviewer with wide international networks and has considerable experience managing projects which will translate well into the Journal Editor’s role. She is a fluent speaker of English, Spanish and Italian with knowledge of French and Portuguese.

Enrica Chiappero-Martinetti, University of Pavia, Italy

Book Review Editor
Josh Platzky Miller, Sociology Department, University of the Free State, South Africa

Policy Forum Editor
Mario Biggeri, Department of Economics and Management, University of Florence, Italy

Managing Editor
Kathryn Rosenblum, Human Development and Capability Association, USA

Associate Editors

  • M. Niaz Asadullah, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Alejandra Boni Aristizábal, Ingenio (CSIC-Universitat Politécnica de València), Spain
  • Tom De Herdt, Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Jay Drydyk, Department of Philosophy, Carleton University, Canada
  • Giulia Greco, Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Heath Henderson, College of Business and Public Administration, Drake University, USA
  • Jaya Krishnakumar, Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Ann Mitchell, Department of Economics, Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), Argentina
  • Sophie Mitra, Economics Faculty, Fordham University, USA
  • Maria Emma Santos, Instituto de Investigaciones Economicas y Sociales del Sur (IIESS), Universidad Nacional del Sur & CONICET, Argentina; Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, UK
  • Jürgen Volkert, Pforzheim University, Germany
  • Melanie Walker, Education & Human Development Research Programme, University of the Free State, South Africa
  • Rafael Ziegler, Department of Management, HEC Montréal, Canada

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Bina Agarwal, University of Delhi, India
  • Sabina Alkire, University of Oxford, UK
  • Paul Anand, The Open University, UK
  • Sudhir Anand, University of Oxford, UK
  • Lourdes Arizpe, National University of Mexico
  • Mario Biggeri, University of Florence, Italy
  • Nancy Birdsall, Centre for Global Development, USA
  • Francois Bourguignon, l'Ecole d'économie de Paris, France
  • Maurizio Bussolo, World Bank, USA
  • Adolfo Figueroa, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, The New School, USA
  • Gerald K. Helleiner, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Jong-Wha Lee, Harvard University, USA and Korea University, South Korea
  • Khalid Malik, UNDP Human Development Report Office, USA
  • Adil Najam, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago, USA
  • Siddiqur Osmani, University of Ulster, UK
  • Prasanta Pattanaik, University of California, USA
  • Antonella Picchio, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Mozaffar Qizilbash, University of York, UK
  • J. Mohan Rao, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Henry Richardson, Georgetown University, USA
  • Francisco Rodríguez, Bank of America Merrill Lynch USA
  • Amartya Sen, Harvard University, USA
  • Gita Sen, Indian Institute of Management, India
  • Frances Stewart, University of Oxford, UK
  • Melanie Walker, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Samuel Wengwe, Policy Research for Development, Tanzania
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