Students in the MA in International Development and Policy (MAIDP) program come from diverse backgrounds, with multiple worldviews, and have demonstrated a real impact in policy areas ranging from anti-terrorism to public health to childhood education to climate. They hail from 20 countries, including Brazil, Mexico, Ghana, Nepal, and Zimbabwe.

Infographic of the 2019 incoming class in the MA in International Development and Policy program


Chris Blattman

Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies

Christopher Blattman

A faculty member in The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, Chris Blattman focuses on why some people and societies are poor, unequal and violent, and how to tackle these issues.