Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Dr Felix Marco Conteh

Researcher in international development: with expertise in Sierra Leone, decentralization and chiefdom governance, extractives and community development and healthcare policy reform

Research AssociatePhD

3 East 2.19
Email: f.m.conteh@bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 4579

Profile

Felix Marco Conteh is a Research Associate in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, working on the research project: Deepening governance and widening ‘spaces’ for change: community participation and natural resource transparency in post-conflict West Africa.

Before joining the department, he was Special Assistant/Advisor to the Chief of staff, Office of the President of Sierra Leone. Felix has also worked, for the World Bank as Coordinator of the Justice for the Poor Program, in the Governance Global Practice of the World Bank, working on Sierra Leone. Between 2006 and 2010, he worked for Sierra Leone’s Anti-corruption Commission.

Felix holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, a Master of Arts in International Development Management from the University of Bradford, and a PhD from SOAS, University of London. His research interest relates to how elite ‘reappropriate’ power and control in post-conflict contexts, focusing on Sierra Leone. He is interested in themes such as decentralization and local modes of governance,extractives and community development and healthcare policy reform, and Government and donor relations.

Research interests

  • Sierra Leone
  • Extractives and development
  • Decentralization and modes of local governance
  • Healthcare policy reforms
  • Government and donor relations

Current projects

  • Deepening governance and widening ‘spaces’ for change: community participation and natural resource transparency in post-conflict West Africa

Publications

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Articles

Conteh, F. M., 2017. Politics, development and the instrumentalisation of (de)centralisation in Sierra Leone. Review of African Political Economy, 44 (151), pp. 30-46.

Conteh, F. M., 2016. The promise and reality of decentralization:a critical appraisal of Sierra Leone’s primary health care system. Critical African Studies, 8 (3), pp. 350-369.

Conteh, F. M., 2014. Chiefs, NGOs and alternative conflict resolution mechanisms in post-conflict Sierra Leone. Review of African Political Economy, 41 (142), 516 – 529.

Conteh, F. M. and Harris, D., 2014. Swings and roundabouts:the vagaries of democratic consolidation and ‘electoral rituals’ in Sierra Leone. Critical African Studies, 6 (1), pp. 57-70.

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