2018 News

MDP Professor Publishes New BookDr.-Phillips2_150.jpg

December 21, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Kristin Phillips on publishing her new book titled, An Ethnography of Hunger: Politics, Subsistence, and the Unpredictable Grace of the Sun. Dr. Phillips is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology and faculty member in the Masters in Development Practice Program. She teaches a year-long MDP course on Research Methods. Learn More >> 

MARINANGELES GUTIERREZ RIVERA, MDP 2019, ATTENDS COP24cop24-logo-vtnew_2_150.jpg

DECEMBER 7, 2018

COP24, 24TH Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change began this week, sending hundreds of climate scientists, companies, and advocates alike to Katowice, Poland to attend the 12-day annual conference. Building upon COP 23, COP 24 must unleash the full. Learn More >> 

Welcome MDP Librarian, Dr. Melissa Hackman!new-hackman_21_150.jpg

December 2, 2018

The Masters of Development Practice (MDP) faculty is always adapting and growing to meet the needs of current and prospective cohorts of development practitioners.  Just in time for the Fall semester, Emory welcomed Dr. Melissa Hackman as the new resident MDP and Sociology librarian. Learn More >> 

MDP Student Represents Habitat for Humanity at SEEP Conferencemalloryseep3_150.jpg

NOVEMBER 5, 2018

MDP Student, Mallory St. Claire, has been working with Habitat for Humanity International’s Terwilliger Center as an intern on their market systems team. In September, she attended the 2018 SEEP Annual Conference (Small Enterprise Evaluation Project) in Washington D.C. The annual conference is an opportunity for network members to convene and learn from each other. Learn More >>

WELCOME MDP CLASS OF 2020!   orientation_2.jpg


We are thrilled that 21 incredible development practitioners found us! Hailing from 8 countries, these experienced and committed students will join the Emory Masters in Development Practice community to hone in their skillsets during the immersive 2-year program. Learn More >>