Adjunct Instructor - Global Human Development (GHD)
Barbara Bruns is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development and an adjunct instructor at Georgetown University, after a thirty-year career at the World Bank as an education economist specializing in Latin America. Her books include Great Teachers: How to raise student learning in Latin America and the Caribbean, with Javier Luque (2015), Achieving World Class Education in Brazil: the Next Agenda (2012), with David Evans and Javier Luque, and Making Schools Work: New Evidence on Accountability Reforms, with Deon Filmer and Harry Patrinos (2011). Her research focuses on teacher quality and the politics of system-wide education reform. She holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics.