Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, The Center for Ethnicities, Communities and Social Policy, Bryn Mawr College
My interests in the role of women, entrepreneurship, and African development emerge from my studies in Caribbean development and the social history of the family as an undergraduate at Harvard-Radcliffe. After my junior year, I went to Guyana, my father's birthplace, to study the influence of work on family life in the sugar and bauxite industries. This qualitative research project included in...
Doctoral Candidate, African History, Indiana University
Donna is a Ph.D candidate in African History at Indiana University. She has her M.A. in History from Indiana University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and was a Fulbright Fellow from 2000 to 2001. Currently she is working on her dissertation, which focuses on women pharmacists in post-independence Senegal. Exploring an interest in Muslim women's entrepreneurship...
Former Professor of International Security Studies Director, Program in Security, Stability, Transition and Reconstruction, George C. Marshall Center, Germany
Ann Phillips worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from September 2000 until September 2007, where she helped develop USAID’s policies and strategies on fragile states, stabilization and reconstruction, and promotion of good governance. Ann then went on to work for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany, where she was...
Ph.D. Candidate, Cultural Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center, NY
Senior Associate, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute
The New Jersey Turnpike has an unfettered view of one of the most spectacular industrial landscapes in the world. I remember as a child when the drums had names like MOBILE and DUPONT on them, and one of those majestic towers in that sea of pipes and drums was painted like a giant milk carton with the words "Tuscan Milk." In the 1970s, all the words and ads were removed. The landscape became stark...
University of Maryland, Department of Government and Politics
Professor, University of Dar es Salaam
I was previously Executive Secretary, African Association of Political Science (AAPS), Pretoria, South Africa and am Professor of Development Studies at the University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Born in Bukoba, Tanzania, 1950, I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before taking up the job as Executive Secretary, I was both professor, at the University...
International Affairs Adviser, Director of Communications and Outreach, Africare
Member of the Administrative Council, International Fund for Promotion of Culture, UNESCO
Chairman, Liberian Governance Reform Commission