The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
With eighteen years of international development experience, Professor Russell-Einhorn serves as Research Professor of Public Administration and Director of the Center for International Development in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the State University of New York at Albany. There, he directs a staff of 21 (who in turn oversee over a dozen field projects with over 175 local staff in nine countries—Haiti, Lebanon, Serbia, Bosnia, Kenya, Uganda, Jordan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. He also coordinates a number of analytical initiatives at the Center, including the development of innovative monitoring and evaluation tools for several kinds of donor-funded technical assistance programs in the governance arena; a study of the use of constituency development funds in Asia and Africa; and assistance with the development of public participation and web-based information mechanisms in policy making in China. Professor Russell-Einhorn has previously worked in an international development consulting group; in a university-based research organization focused on foreign economic development and regulatory reform; in a policy research and evaluation firm; and in an association carrying out overseas legal technical assistance work. He has taught courses on law, public policy, and development in Brandeis University’s Sustainable International Development Program; in the Washington College of Law at American University; and at Georgetown University Law Center. He has authored several articles, including the recently published “Legal and Institutional Frameworks Supporting Accountability in Budgeting and Service Delivery Performance” (a chapter in the World Bank volume on Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption (Public Sector Governance and Accountability Series, 2007)).