Professor Lawrence Haddad "main research interests have been at the intersection of poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition - including poverty dynamics, social capital, HIV/AIDS, social protection, agriculture and poverty, and women's empowerment. Currently Director of the Institute of Development Studies and a Professor of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, he was formerly Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Division of Food Consumption and Nutrition. He is a Commissioner on the MacArthur Commission on Higher Education for Development Professionals, a member of Irish Aid's Hunger Task Force and a Council member of the UK's Development Studies Association. An economist, he was selected for the latest Who's Who in Economics (Elgar)."  Haddad is a member of the High Level Panel of Experts which advises the Committee on World Food Security of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.
- Development of a Strategy for Measuring Effectiveness, Evaluation and Impact Assessment for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Research into DFID and EC efforts to tackle chronic malnutrition (pdf)