Fall 2017

IDN News
From the Director

From the Director

This Fall I visited the ancient city of Athens. Atop the Parthenon I was reminded of the words of the Greek philosopher Heroclitus, “there is nothing permanent except change.” For some, change may invoke feelings of anxiety and fear; for others change implies excitement, challenge and novelty. Science tells us that excitement and fear are the same physiological response. At IDN we choose to welcome change and all of the anticipation that it brings...  >>


Game Changers

Emory 21 Days of Peace: Building Peace Locally and Globally

For the second year in a row, the Emory Institute for Developing Nations (IDN) partnered with Emory Campus Life and collaborated with The Carter Center Human Rights Program and the United States Institute of Peace to present Emory 21 Days of Peace...  >>


New Faces at IDN

New Faces at IDN

In late June, the Laney Graduate School announced that Dabney P. Evans, assistant professor in the Rollins School of Public Health, would assume the role of interim director of the IDN. Evans follows Sita Ranchod-Nilsson...  >>


ELMO at Work Globally

ELMO at Work Globally

In 2014, the IDN launched the ELMO initiative in collaboration with The Carter Center and Laney Graduate School, in line with its mission of finding new ways for higher education to help solve the world’s most complex development problems...  >>


Partners in Change

Partners in Change

In each issue of the IDN newsletter, we highlight individuals with whom we work in close association and who share our values of being committed to finding ways for higher education to help solve the...  >>


Where are they now? - Rosalyn Schroeder

Where are they now? - Rosalyn Schroeder

Rosalyn Schroeder received IDN funding in summer 2012 for a research project to address sexual and gender-based violence in Liberia. She received her MPH in 2013 from Emory University’s...   >>


Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Learn about: IDN Publishing and Presentation Fund • IDN General Graduate Funding Working with Carter Center programs • ELMO Pre-Dissertation Funding Using ELMO • ELMO Initiative Graduate Fellowship  >>


Upcoming Workshop

Upcoming Workshop - Measuring Violence Against Women in Elections (VAWE)

In February 2018, IDN — in partnership with The Carter Center Democracy program — will present a two-day workshop to discuss collaborative methods for data collection and measurement of violence against women in elections... >>


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