Advisory Committee

The Emory MDP program is fortunate to be supported by an Advisory Committee, which assists the team in charting the program's vision, approach, and core principles. The Committee comprises faculty - representing relevant schools and programs at Emory - as well as experienced development professionals who work in partner organizations. They come from a diversity of backgrounds and bring experience and expertise from a wide range of fields, and all of them have been significantly involved in the MDP program. Most importantly, they are colleagues who share our deep commitment to working towards social justice, sustainability, empowerment, wellness, and peace for all. 

Asst Professor, Ethics and Society; Director of Contextual Education, Candler School of Theology
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Professor, Environmental Sciences


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Sr Director, Impact, Learning, Knowledge, and Accountability, CARE USA
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Peter Little
Professor, Anthropology; Director, Program in Global Development Studies
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Wes Longhofer
Assc Professor, Organization & Management; Academic Director of Social Enterprise Program, Goizueta Business School
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Christine Moe
Professor, Global Health; Director, Center for Global Safe WASHand Chair
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Usha Ramakrishnan
Professor and Chair, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health
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Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences
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Adj Professor, International Environmental Law, Emory School of Law
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Chief Equity Officer, Partnership for Southern Equity
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Associate Director, Emory Global Health Institute, Professor of Pediatric and Global Health, Emory School of Medicine
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Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Initiatives
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Professor, Sociology & Global Health; Director, Global Research for Women (GROW)