Kevin P. Gallagher

Director of the GDP Center
Professor of Global Development Policy

Ph.D., Tufts University

Dr. Kevin P. Gallagher is a professor of global development policy at Boston University (BU), where he directs the Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center).  The GDP Center’s mission is to advance policy relevant research on  financial stability, human well-being, and environmental sustainability across the globe.

Dr. Gallagher is the author of The China Triangle: Latin America’s China Boom and the Fate of the Washington Consensus, Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-border Finance,  The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization (with Roberto Porzecanski), The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico’s Silicon Valley, and Free Trade and the Environment: Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond.

Dr. Gallagher served on the U.S. Department of State’s Investment Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and the International Investment Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.  He has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at the Paul Nitze School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico; Tsinghua University in China; and the Center for State and Society in Argentina.

He has a B.A. from Northeastern University, Boston, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Tufts University.  Dr. Gallagher is co-editor of the Review of International Political Economy and writes regular columns in The Financial Times and The Guardian.

Follow him on twitter @KevinPGallagher.


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