Haitian Studies Association

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Marc Cohen

Oxfam America - Senior Researcher

Email: marc.cohen@oxfam.org
Open to talking with: Anyone

Interests: Development, Environment, Human Rights, Humanitarian Aid, International Relations, Political Science

Marc J. Cohen is Senior Researcher at Oxfam America, currently working on aid effectiveness and food security. Previously, he focused on humanitarian policy and climate change, as well as evaluations of humanitarian advocacy. His academic training is in political science and development studies. Before coming to Oxfam, Marc was a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 1998-2008, and his long term research focus is global food security. Marc has carried out field research in Haiti since 2007, and has also worked in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, and the USA. From 2004 to 2016 he was an adjunct faculty member at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He has also taught at American and George Washington Universities, as well as at the Universities of Florence and Oslo.