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Emma Fawcett Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS Faculty

Emma Fawcett
SIS | Online Partner Programs (OPM)
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Additional Positions at AU
Faculty, International Relations Online
Ph.D., American University
M.S., The New School
B.A., Rutgers University

Emma Fawcett's research interests include international development, political economy, sustainability, and inclusive growth, with a regional focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Her dissertation explored the political economy of mass tourism and development in Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the Mexican Caribbean. She has taught in the International Relations Online program since 2014.

She has worked for several NGOs leading evaluations, research, and learning for programming and advocacy on food systems, inclusive value chains, and women's economic empowerment. She holds an undergraduate degree in political science and Spanish, an MA in nonprofit management, and a PhD in international relations from American University's School of International Service.
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Spring 2024

  • SIS-750 Res/Prof Meth in Int'l Affairs: Proj Design, Monitoring & Eval