Raj M. Desai

Raj M. Desai is Associate Professor of International Development at Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government at Georgetown University, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His research focuses on the problems of social policy and economic reform, state fragility, foreign aid, and international development. He was previously a private sector development specialist at the World Bank. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from Harvard University, where he was a National Science Foundation Fellow, and his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.