Governance Experts

Chief of Party of the SAFE-Uganda Program, NCSC
Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
David Altman is Professor of Political Science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.  He also serves as Associate Researcher for the Uruguayan National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII), and has twice received the Uruguayan National Prize of Political Science. He has more than fifty articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and volumes. His research and teaching inter...
Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
Author of We Want What’s Ours: Learning from South Africa’s Land Restitution Program (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Senior Lecturer in the Russia Institute, King’s College London
Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Professor, University of California Santa Barbara
Alison Brysk is the Mellichamp Professor of Global Governance at UCSB. She is the author or editor of 10 books on human rights movements, globalization, transitional justice, women's rights, indigenous rights, symbolic politics, and human rights foreign policy. Brysk has been a Fulbright Scholar in Canada and India, and a Visiting Scholar at universities in Argentina, Ecuador, France, Japan, t...
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Kansas
Alexander C. Diener is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Kansas. After earning his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alex was a Title VIII Research Fellow at the Kennan Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center. He then taught at Pepperdine University before taking a post-doctoral fellowship at George Washington University (2010-2011) and being named Regional...
Managing Director, Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation, Finland
Jannica Fagerholm is the Managing Director of Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation - a private charitable foundation that supports medicine and upholds an art museum. She has previously worked within banking, insurance and asset management, most recently as MD of SEB Gyllenberg Private Bank and member of SEB (Scandinaviska Enskilda Bankens) Global Private Banking Board.Jannica Fagerholm serves on t...
Associate Professor, National Research University - Higher School of Economics
Igor Fedyukin is an Associate Professor of History at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow. His research focuses on history and politics of education, and his forthcoming monograph explores the role of administrative entrepreneurs, or “projectors,” in building new organizational forms in Russian schooling under Peter I and his immediate successo...
Research Professor, Escuela de Gobierno y Politica Pública
Marco Antonio Fernández is a research professor in the School of Government at Tec de Monterrey and a researcher associate at Mexico Evalúa. He specializes in political economy, particularly on education policy, decentralization, clientelism, transparency, corruption and the challenges of good governance. He received his B.A. in Political Science at ITAM, Mexico. He has a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Polit...

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