Why study international development?

  • To develop an understanding of development issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective including diverse methodological approaches.
  • To critically evaluate international development paradigms, discourses, practices, and theories.
  • To engage in research and applied scholarship around themes of international development.
  • To be prepared for professional activities in the field of international development.

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Macalester Development Group

The Macalester Development Group is student-led and funds students who want to conduct a development project.