Milena Novy-Marx

Milena Novy-Marx

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

PhD, Princeton, 1999

Office Location
Harkness 307
Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae
Office Hours
T 10-11pm
or by appointment


Fields: International development, sustainable development, economics of development, international migration, women, gender and development, and political economy

Sustainable development; economics of development; international migration; women, gender and development; and political economy. Professor Novy-Marx's research and professional interests include sustainable development, international environmental law, international primary and secondary education and work readiness training, climate change policy, migration and development, and evaluation of development interventions, with a focus on Central America, Mexico, India, and Africa. She has worked as an economist at the World Bank, at economic and management consulting firms, at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and at the Mastercard Foundation, where she developed programs on international migration, girls' secondary education in Africa and India, and sustainable development practice. Dr. Novy-Marx currently serves as International Technical Advisor for Education Development Center, a global non-profit organization based in Waltham, Massachusetts, that works on environmental conservation, livelihoods and supporting individuals and communities to access green and blue jobs and sustainable entrepreneurship. She has served as Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was chosen an Emerging Leader by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. She has been awarded grants by the International Institute for Education (Fulbright scholar), NSF, IREX, and Yale University. Dr. Novy-Marx teaches courses on international environmental law, sustainable development, political economy of international migration, and women, gender and development.

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