The JLI Research Team conducts and publishes research, collaborating with organisations and research consultants around the world to investigate the roles of faith actors in humanitarian, development, and peace work. These publications range from research reports to journal articles and blog posts.

This list highlights some of JLI’s publications:


Peer-Reviewed Articles

Editorial/Commentary Articles

Book Chapters

  • “Faith Actors in Humanitarianism: Dynamics and Inequalities.” Forthcoming, 2023. Olivia Wilkinson and Jennifer P. Eggert. In: Tobias Denskus, Bandana Purkayastha, and Silke Roth (eds.). Handbook on Humanitarianism and Inequality. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • “MEAL, Faith and Covid-19 in the Development and Humanitarian Sector: Evidence from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.” Forthcoming, 2023. Jennifer P. Eggert. In: Anis B. Brik (ed). Oxford Handbook for Program Evaluations in the Global South. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • “How to Avoid Unequal Research Partnerships between NGOs and Academics.” Forthcoming, 2023. Jennifer P. Eggert. In: Susannah Pickering-Saqqa (ed). Researching Development NGOs: Grassroots and Global Perspective. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Local Faith Communities and Responses to Displacement,” Susanna Trotta and Olivia Wilkinson. 2020. Handbook of Displacement, Palgrave.

  • “’As local as possible, as international as necessary’: Investigating the place of religious and faith-based actors in the localization of the international humanitarian system.” 2020. Olivia Wilkinson. Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society.

Other Research Reports & Policy Briefs

Most of our research reports can be found on their associated project pages – please see our Research and Knowledge Partnerships page for a full list of our projects. The list below represents additional reports that are otherwise not represented in other parts of the website.