John’s work


Published numerous articles on a wide range of international development topics throughout my career.

Reports / Book Chapter

Written numerous reports on World Bank – civil society relations at the World Bank over the years, and recently a book chapter on Brazilian politics and culture from and United States comparative perspective.


Published numerous blogs on World Bank – civil society relations.

Teaching / Training Materials

Taught university courses in Brazil and the United States and carried out staff training classes in various institutional settings.

Professional Background

Over 40 years of working on international development issues in a diverse set of organizations, including the World Bank, the U.S. government, civil society organizations and universities.