Dr Wendy Harcourt is Associate Professor in Critical Development and Feminist Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University in The Hague. Dr Wendy Harcourt joined the ISS in November 2011. At the ISS she is programme leader of the civic in innovation research initiative management team and co-coordinates the Sexuality Research Initiative. She has edited 10 books, the last with Ingrid L. Nelson (2015) on Practising Feminist Political Ecology: moving beyond the green economy by Zed Books and her monograph: 'Body Politics in Development: Critical Debates in Gender and Development' published by Zed Books in 2009, received the 2010 Feminist Women Studies Association Book Prize. She is series editor of Palgrave Gender, Development and Social Change book series and is series editor of the Routledge Gender and Sexuality Series.