Master in International Development - Faculty

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United Nations System Staff College
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AN INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED FACULTY

Our faculty brings a wealth of real-world experience and expertise from the forefront of global and public affairs a round the world. As experts in their field, they offer students unique insight into international relations, economics, politics, social entrepreneurship and development.

Made up of practitioners, academics, entrepreneurs and professors from diverse backgrounds, the faculty brings distinct and complementary subject areas to our bachelor’s and master’s programs. At the cutting edge of new areas of research, our faculty encourages students to push the boundaries of their knowledge as they explore the latest developments in the field.

Whatever program they choose, students will have the unparalleled opportunity to work closely with the best in the field through interactive conferences, roundtables and talks—preparing them for future success no matter what career path they choose. With close connections to the world’s leading global institutions, our professors will bring students into contact with world-class experts and leaders in both the public and private spheres.

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WHO ARE THE PROFESSORS?

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Simona Costanzo Sow

Learning Portfolio Manager at the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

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Natalia Galat

Learning Portfolio Manager at the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

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Patrick van Weerelt

Head of Office at the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

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Pedro Conceição

Visting Professor
Director of the Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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Henry Pascoe

Assistant Professor of International Security

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Borja Santos

Professor of Practice of International Development and Public Policy

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Ernesto Soria Morales

Senior Policy Analyst at the OECD’s Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development Unit

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Barron Joseph Orr

Lead Scientist at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

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Pablo Espiniella

Human Rights Officer/Programme Management Coordinator, Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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María José Sanz Sánchez

IkerBasque Professor and Scientific Director of the Basque Centre for Climate Change

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Carlos Xabel Lastra-Anadón

Assistant Professor of Political Economy

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Stephanie Lackner

Assistant Professor

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Susana Malcorra

Dean of IE School of Global and Public Affairs

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Daniel Kselman

Vice Dean and Professor of Political Economy

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Anamaria Almasan

Adjunct Professor

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Waya Quiviger

Professor of Practice of Social Entrepreneurship

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Francesca Grandi

Research and Methodology Advisor in the Center for Operational Research and Experience (CORE) of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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Antonio Barroso

Managing Director with Teneo

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Jessica K. Levy

Associate Professor of Practice at Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis

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Concepcion Aisa

Adjunct professor

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Elena M. Morell

Adjunct Professor

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Ambassador David Donoghue

Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (2013 – 2017)

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Jafar Javan

Director of the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC)

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Paul Isbell

Adjunct professor of Political Economy of Climate Change

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Lara Lázaro Touza

Adjunct professor of The Political Economy of Climate Change

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Candice Welsch

Deputy Director of the Division for Operations, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Liquid Learning at IE University

In this new reality, we understand it’s not always possible to attend class in person. That’s why we developed our Liquid Learning approach, which seamlessly adapts to individual needs and provides equal access to world-class education—whether on campus in Madrid or online wherever you are.

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