Deborah Bräutigam, Ph.D.

Professor of International Development and Comparative Politics
International Development
China Studies

BOB 735

Agricultural Policy, Trade and Commodities
Corruption and Transnational Crime
Developing Nations
Foreign Aid and American Foreign Policy
Foreign Aid and Global Poverty
Economic Development
Oil Politics
Sustainable Development
Food Security
Newly Industrialized Countries
Privatization and Private Sector Development
Rural Development
International Debt
Nation-building and Democratization

Background and Education

Served as associate professor and director of the Economic and Political Development Program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, professor at American University's School of International Service, and visiting professor at the University of Bergen, Norway; was a resident fellow with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute and Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs fellow at the World Bank; has been a consultant to the African Development Bank, USAID, the U.K.'s Department for International Development, Norway's Norfund, the United Nations and Transparency International; Ph.D., international development, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

  1. Spring 2015

    China in Africa

    This course critically examining China's rapidly growing economic, political and...

  2. Fall 2014

    Introduction to Development

    Serves as a topical introduction to development that seeks to...

  3. Fall 2013

    Governance, Democracy and Development


  4. Spring 2014

    Development Strategies