Professor Patricia Daley

Patricia Daley

Professor Patricia Daley BSc, MA, PGCE, DPhil is Professor of the Human Geography of Africa and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Oxford.

She is also Vice-Principal and The Helen Morag Fellow in Geography at Jesus College, Oxford.

She was co-founder of the Oxford University Black and Minority Ethnic staff network and sits on the University’s Academic Conduct Panel.

She has published several articles in renowned journals, authored two books and co-edits the journal ‘Politics and Space’.

She has taught a range of human geography topics, as well as specialist courses on African societies and environments and has been invited to give keynote lectures in Europe, North America and Africa.

In 2018, she gave the keynote address at the service for UNESCO’s International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Legacy at City Hall in London.

Professor Daley also speaks at community events and has commentated on African politics on Al Jazeera and the BBC World Service.

She is a member of the Independent Advisory Group on Country Information of the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration and chair of the Board of Trustees for Fahamu Trust Ltd – a pan-African social justice movement building organization.