- University Life
Dr. Robin Broad, Professor of International Development, established and heads SIS’s International Development Program’s unique curricular offerings on economic globalization and development and on environment and development with a focus on social, environmental, and economic accountability. She came to AU with a wide range of professional experiences – from international economist in the U.S. Treasury Department to work with civil-society organizations in the Philippines.
Building on training in development economics and ecology, Dr. Broad’s work has evolved to what she terms “trans-disciplinary” research. Her lens is also multi-level, moving from local to national to global – with specific foci related to the following sub-fields:
Dr. Broad’s current research centers on socially, environmentally, and economically responsible policies for extractives/mining (with a focus on El Salvador and other countries that have put in place mining regulations) and for agriculture (with a focus on the Philippines and basic, subsistence grains).
See cv (p. 4) for full list of External Awards and AU Awards.
Dr. Broad’s external awards include:
See cv (p. 4) for a comprehensive list.
Dr. Broad’s grants include:
See cv (pp. 6-20) for a comprehensive list.
Dr. Broad is widely-published in highly-ranked academic and policy journals as well as civil-society and more popular publications. These include the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, World Development, Foreign Policy, the Review of International Political Economy, and the New York Times. Publications related to her current research include: