Challenges for Humanitarianism in Afghanistan, Paul Fishstein'76
Date: Monday, September 23rd, 2013
Time: 8:00 pm
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Moore Lounge
Sponsored by: Office of International Education
Contact: Josh Moore, OIE
Paul Fishstein'76 who will give a public lecture titled "Competing or Complementary Mandates: Challenges for Humanitarianism in Post-2001 Afghanistan." Fishstein is a visiting fellow at Tufts University's Feinstein International Center. This event is free and open to the campus and community.
Paul Fishstein brings a practitioner’s perspective and long-term involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Within a conflict and post-conflict environment, he has managed refugee, humanitarian assistance, and development programs, and conducted and managed research. Since March 2009, Paul has worked on the Center’s study on the relationship between aid and security, and has been conducting research on the effects of Afghanistan’s post-2001 economic policy. As head of Afghanistan’s leading research institution, he oversaw extensive research and policy advocacy and the development of Afghan research capacity. Paul has conducted research on agricultural policies and food security in India and Africa, and provided assistance on financial analysis, organizational development, and sustainability planning to health organizations in developing countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Romania, and Tanzania. Paul holds a M.Sc. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park.