James Midgley

Job title: 
Professor of the Graduate School
Department: 
School of Social Welfare
Bio/CV: 

James Midgley is Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley. He previously served as Dean of the School of Social Welfare and held the Harry and Riva Specht Chair in the Public Social Services (1997-2016). He studies international social development, comparative social policy and welfare and social protection, focusing on the social services and cash transfers in developing countries.

Research Interests:

International Social Development

Comparative Social Policy and Welfare

Social Protection

Research interests: 
  • Development
  • Global/Transnational¬†
  • Human Rights/Norms