Professor and Director, Sustainable International Development Programs
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Philosophy of development, political geography, poverty alleviation, agrarian reform, project planning and implementation, evaluation, organizational management.
Clark University, Ph.D.
Clark University, M.A.
Queens College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
American Jewish World Service Dinner in honor of founder Laurence R. Simon (2012)
Brandeis Symposium in Honor of Prof. Laurence Simon: Paths to Compassionate Action and Service (2012)
Ford Foundation / India Dinner to honor Prof. Laurence R. Simon (2011)
Fellow, Center for Global Justice, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University (2007)
Google Foundation Fellow (2007)
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, University of Judaism (1996)
Member, Inter-Ministerial National Eco-development Steering Committee, Sri Lanka (1991)
Chairman, Hesed International (1990)
Founder and Chairman, Grain Protection International (1989)
Founder and President, American Jewish World Service (1984)
|HS||228f||The Paulo Freire Seminar|
|HS||259f||Topics in Sustainable Development|
|HS||279a||Planning and Implementation: Concepts and Methods|
|HS||287f||Land Inequality, Struggles, and Reform|
|HS||299f||NGOs: Strategic Planning|
|HS||435b||Development Theory and Social Policy|
|HS||606c||Global Health and Development Doctoral Seminar|