Current Projects

  • Directs the Accountability Research Center at the School of International Service, an action-research incubator focused on partnerships with public interest groups and policy reformers in the global South. See http://www.accountabilityresearch.org/
  • Doing a rethink/expansion of an interpretive essay: “The Political Construction of Accountability Keywords” first published in IDS Bulletin.
  • Published framing preface on “Rural public health systems and accountability politics: Insight from grassroots health defenders in Guatemala,” in Journal of Peasant Studies.
  • Steering committee member, “Action for Empowerment and Accountability,” a five year research consortium led by the Institute for Development Studies, with support from UK Department of International Development. See new article in World Development on countervailing power.
  • Coordinates, with Prof. Rachel Sullivan Robinson & Prof. Naomi Hossain, comparative research on “sandwich strategies” for reform in the global South, with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Named Honorary Associate, Institute for Development Studies, 2016

Past projects: