Our Senior Associates are the best in their fields. Available to work on projects in technical and advisory roles, they add their own networks to PaxTerra’s unique “neural network” connecting worldwide expertise for local and global impact.
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Tom received his B.A. (Honors) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Russian Language and Literature, and International Relations with an emphasis in US foreign policy. He received his MA in Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia as well as his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard.
In addition to her veterinary experience Dr. Shirley has extensive experience in international business and new market development with a focus on Latin America, Europe and southern Africa. This combination of skills makes her a powerful resource in the developing market animal husbandry space.
Elena received her BA (cum laude) from Ithaca College in 1990, followed by an MA in International Development Economics, magna cum laude from The American University, in 1993 before switching careers and attending the CVA Program at The Chi institute, Gainesville, FL directed by faculty of College of Vet Med U. of Florida. In 2010 she earned her DVM from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She is licensed in Oklahoma and California.
Mr. Ingram serves on the boards of the Eurasia Foundation, the Executive Council on Diplomacy, and the Dockery Farm Foundation, and chairs the US Advisory Council to Publish What You Fund.
George holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina, a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (first year in Bologna, Italy), and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University 1998-2000.
Dan received his B.A. (cum laude) in government from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire (1994), attended Spanish Studies at Universidad de Granada (1996–1997) and earned an MPP from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (1999).
Throughout his career Mr. Taylor has devoted special attention to working collaboratively with host government institutions, multilateral and bilateral donors, and civil society organizations of all stripes.
George is a graduate of Woodstock School in Uttarakhand, India. He has an MS in forest resource management and policy/ international forestry from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry. He has received several awards including a Superior Honor Award from USAID for his work on forestry in Nepal the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite Agricole from the Government of Niger in 1992, and USAID’s highest recognition for environment work, the Molly Kux Environment Award, in 1999.