International Development and Humanitarian Assistance Concentration

Among the issues explored in the International Development and Humanitarian Assistance concentration are global poverty, the state and civil society in development, foreign aid, the role of gender in poverty alleviation, and the principles and politics of humanitarian assistance and intervention, including those aimed at refugees and internally displaced persons.

This concentration prepares students for careers with NGOs involved in aid and advocacy, the United Nations, and other multilateral or governmental aid organizations.


Jens Rudbeck

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Concentration Alumni

Guillaume Kroll

Project manager based in Nairobi, Kenya for Evidence Action.
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Concentration Alumni

John Schellhase

Research consultant at the Milken Institute's Center for Financial Markets.
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Opportunities and Outcomes

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Concentration Courses

Required Course

Elective Courses

Students are required to take five concentration elective courses.