Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Nanette Archer Svenson

Adjunct Assistant Professor - International Development

Contact Info
nsvenson@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.A., Stanford University, Human Biology, 1985
  • Certificate in Japanese, Sophia University, Tokyo, 1988
  • M.B.A., IESE Univesidad de Navarra, Barcelona, 1992
  • M.S., Tulane University, International Development, 2006
  • Ph.D. Tulane University, International Development, 2009

Academic Experience

  • Research Associate, Universidad Santa María la Antigua, Panama, 2017-
  • Director, Tulane University Graduate Program of Global Development Panama Fieldwork Experience, 2014-2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Tulane University, 2011-2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Florida State University in Panama, Macroeconomics, Development Economics, 2010-2011
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison in Panama, Sociological Inquiry, 2009-2010
  • Adjunct Professor, UDELAS – Panama, Doctoral Seminar on Public Policy and Social Welfare, 2009
  • Researcher, Center for Study on Higher Education, Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua (CEDUSMA), Panama, 2007-2009
  • Researcher, Tulane University and the University of California, Berkeley, 2006

Research & Teaching Specializations: Economics; International Development; United Nations; Education and Global Development; Education Policy; Higher Education and Research in Latin America and other Developing Regions; Capacity Assessment and Capacity Building for National Development

Related Experience

  • Independent Development Consultant, 2008-
  • Capacity Development Programme Specialist, UNDP Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean, Panama, 2006-2007
  • Research/Knowledge Management Officer, UNDP Regional Centre for Latin America and the Caribbean, Panama, 2002-2005
  • Administrator, Galindo, Arias & López, Panama, 1999-2001
  • Director of Media & Market Research, Cerebro Young & Rubicam, Panama, 1993-1995

Languages:

  • Spanish
  • Japanese

Overseas Experience

  • Panama

Selected Publications

  • 2018. Innovative north-south university research partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. Edited by Gregorutti, G. & Svenson, N. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2018. “INCAE, Harvard and international development: Research for progress in Central America.” Edited by G. Gregorutti & N. Svenson. Innovative north-south university research partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2018. “Science beyond politics: Cuba-US marine research and conservation.” Siciliano, D., Bretos, F., Azanza, J. & Svenson, N. Edited by G. Gregorutti & N. Svenson. Innovative north-southuniversity research partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • 2017. Las ciencias sociales en la República de Panamá: Oferta en la academia versus demanda del mercado laboral (The social sciences in the Republic of Panama: Academic supply versus labor market demand). Svenson, N. & De Gracia, G. National Library of Panama.
  • 2017. “Central America: The value of international academic cooperation.” In Understanding higher education internationalization: Insights from key global publications. Edited by Boston College Center for International Higher Education.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Education and International Development; The United Nations System: Past, Present and Future; United Nations Fieldwork – Latin America and the Caribbean; Public Policy and Social Welfare; Sociological Research Methods; Introduction to Development Economics; Introduction to Macroeconomics; Introduction to International Development

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