Deborah Bräutigam is Professor of International Development and Comparative Politics, Director of the International Development Program of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
She is also the author of “The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa”, and writes a regular blog on China/Africa relations, “China and Africa: The Real Story”. Prior to SAIS, she taught at American University’s School of International Service, and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
She has also been Resident Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, and has consulted for the World Bank, African Development Bank, USAID, the UK Department for International Development, Norway’s Norfund, the United Nations, and Transparency International. Professor Bräutigam holds a Ph.D. in International Development from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
The event is held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.