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Tanya A. Garnett-Murcy

Alumna, PhD, University of Liberia, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant at Ministry of Gender and Development
Tanya A. Garnett-Murcy

Tanya A. Garnett-Murcy obtained a doctorate in International Development from the Tulane University Law School.  Her research interests have focused on gender, peace processes, post-conflict societies, and Africa and the African Diaspora.  Her dissertation comprised the collection and analysis of primary data in rural and urban Liberia and was entitled, Understanding Gender in Liberia’s Post-Conflict Reconstruction Process. With a decade of experience in international development program management as a professor, consultant, teaching and research assistant, she has garnered a wide range of skills, which include program evaluation, strategic planning, budgeting, donor reporting, monitoring and evaluation, data collection and analysis, and policy writing – including Liberia’s first Social Protection Policy.  As an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Liberia’s IBB School for International Studies and also the Tulane University Law School’s Payson Center for International Development, she has taught several graduate and undergraduate courses, such as Introduction to Development, Sustainable Human Development and Political Theory of Underdevelopment. Strengthening the effectiveness of international development through pertinent, participatory program design and systematic evaluation are areas of expertise for which she is committed.  She now lives in Liberia with her husband and three children.

Primary Classification: 
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), International Relations and French, Agnes Scott College, 1999 – 2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), International Development, Tulane University Law School Payson Center for International Development, 2004 – 2012
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