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Robin Broad

Robin Broad

Dr. Robin Broad is Professor of international development at American University. She teaches courses on economic globalization & development as well as environment & development, with a focus on social, environmental, and economic accountability.

Her most recent book (coauthored with her husband and frequent collaborator John Cavanagh) is Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match (Paradigm Publishers, 2009). Development Redefined follows the rise of the Washington Consensus and its failure as a model for economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable development.  The book also chronicles the rise of the alter-globalization movement and the many voices that are calling for alternatives in an effort to redefine development.