- Director, International Development and Professor, International Development and Comparative Politics, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, USA
Formerly: Professor, American University; Associate Professor, Columbia University. Currently, Professor and Director, International Development Program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. Author of books including The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa. Recipient of awards and honours, including: twice received the Fulbright research award; fellowships from the Council on Foreign Relations and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, among others.