Joseph Hanlon

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Joseph Hanlon (born 1941) is a journalist, social scientist and Senior Lecturer in Development Policy and Practice at the Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. Born in the United States, he moved to Britain in 1971.[1]

His areas of interest are Mozambique; international aid and development; and the course and resolution of civil wars.[citation needed] He has resided in Mozambique for considerable periods and is one of the most knowledgeable people in the English-speaking world on that country's current affairs and history over the last several decades.[citation needed]

Hanlon has a bachelor's degree from MIT, and a Ph.D. in high-energy physics from Tufts University. Before moving to Mozambique and specializing in the problems of developing countries, he was an editor of Computerworld[2] and technology policy editor of New Scientist.[3]



  1. ^ "AL3050 :: The Joseph Hanlon Collection". South African History Archive. Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ Joseph Hanlon (February 25, 1971). "The implications of Project Cambridge". New Scientist. 49 (740): 421–423. Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Departure and arrivals". New Scientist. 52 (772): 39. December 2, 1971. Retrieved October 15, 2011. 
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