Program Team

The MDP program team supports students in countless ways, including teaching core courses, enrolling students in elective courses, recruiting visiting instructors, advising on concentrations, ensuring compliance with program requirements, facilitating internships and field practicum placements, promoting students' careers, supporting the alumn community, organizing events, and much more! 

David Nugent

David Nugent | 404-727-4164

Senior Strategic Advisor, Master's in Development Practice
Professor, Department of Anthropology


Carla Roncoli | 404-727-4394

Program Director, Master's in Development Practice
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Environmental Sciences


Hilary King | 404-712-0101

Assistant Director, Director of Graduate Studies, Master's in Development Practice
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Anthropology

eca Quintana

Rebeca Quintana | 404-727-6655

Program Manager

Chan Williams

Chan Williams | 404-727-6753

Academic and Student Affairs Coordinator

Ioulia Fenton

Ioulia Fenton | 404-727-7602 

Student Advisor and Instructor


Master's in Development Practice

Emory University
Mailstop 1599-001-1BY
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404.712.6373
Skype: mdpemory