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Constance J. Freeman

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Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Center for Strategic and International Studies

1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia,20036

United States

Company Description

CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center's 220 full-time staff and large network of affiliated scholars conduct research and analysis and develop policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate chang...more

Background Information

Employment History

Director of the Economic Policy Staff

the State Department


Lecturer

The Unz Review


Affiliations

Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Tenured Professor of Defence Economics and A Specialist In the Field


Development Corporation

Board Member


Education

BA

American University


MA

Development Economics

Denver University


MA degrees

Development Economics

School of International Studies at Denver


Ph.D

Development Economics

Denver University


Ph.D.

Development Economics

School of International Studies at Denver


Ph.D.

economic development

University of Denver


Web References(54 Total References)


African Coups Upset March of Democracy

www.tffcam.org [cached]

Many ponder whether one of the most important events in recent African history -- last month's surprisingly easy overthrow of strongman Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaire by rebel leader Laurent Kabila, who renamed the country Congo -- "may have sent a signal [to other Africans] that it's possible to take power militarily," said Constance Freeman, Africa specialist at Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies.


www.africaportal.org

Connie Freeman
Regional Director International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Connie Freeman is currently the Regional Director for the East and Southern Africa section of the Canadian International Development Research Center. Connie oversees the extensive African-lead research program in a cross-section of disciplines that IDRC has supported for the last forty years. She has spent 40 years working on African issues and is a frequent commentator on sub-Saharan African development. During her 14 years as a diplomat in Africa, Freeman helped craft American economic policy for sub-Saharan Africa and Kenya. She was Peace Corps Country Director in Cameroon and Congo-Brazzaville. Earlier in her career she was on the professional staff of the Foreign Assistance Sub-Committee of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. There she played a major role in shaping legislation related to foreign assistance, development banks, and the Peace Corps. She was also a professor of Defense Economics at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, and a Director of African Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Freeman has a Ph.D. in economic development from the University of Denver's School of International Studies.


SARPN - Event papers

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Dr. Constance J. Freeman
Summary of Dr. Freeman's paper A major barrier to development in Africa has been the two-sided psychological and operational state of "dependency. Dr. Freeman's biography Dr. Constance J. Freeman is Regional Director for East and Southern Africa of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), in Nairobi, Kenya. She has Ph.D. and MA degrees in Development Economics from the School of International Studies at Denver and a BA from the American University in Washington D.C. She has spent thirty years working on Africa and traveled widely in Africa and Asia. From 1999-2001, Freeman was Professor of Economics/Senior Advisor, African Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), Washington D.C. Previously she served as Director of African Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in Washington D.C. where she was consulted widely as an African expert by the press, government and corporations. During her 14 years as a U.S. diplomat, Dr. Freeman was the Director of the Economic Policy Staff for the African Bureau where she helped craft U.S. economic policy for sub-Saharan Africa; she worked as Economic Counsellor at the American Embassy in Nairobi where she developed U.S. economic policy towards Kenya and she served at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. Dr. Freeman worked in Cameroon and Brazzaville as Peace Corps Country Director and earlier in her career on the Professional Staff of the Foreign Assistance Sub-Committee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. There she played a major role in shaping foreign assistance, development bank and Peace Corps legislation. As an academic, Dr. Freeman taught at the University of Zambia in the early seventies and has lectured for over 20 years throughout the U.S. and Africa on African issues. She authored numerous reports and evaluations for the U.S. government during her 20-year diversified career and published a number of articles after she retired from government. Her most recent, published in December 2000 by ISS in Pretoria, is entitled "The Three Economies of Africa."


GNH 2: Conference Presenters

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Dr. Constance FreemanDr. Constance Freeman is Director of the International Development Research Centre's Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, and specialist in the New Partnership for Africa's Development.She was previously Director of African Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, and has spent 30 years working on African issues.


Canadian Institute of International Affairs - Vancouver Branch

www.ciia.org [cached]

Dr. Connie Freeman Dr. Constance Freeman, International Development Research Centre's Director for 24 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa believes significant changes are already occurring in Africa.Based in Nairobi and with over 30 years working on African issues, Dr. Freeman brings her first hand insights into major shifts in thinking which are occurring on the continent. Dr. Freeman is an expert on NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa's Development) and the Blair Commission, a largely African group appointed to clearly define the changes needed in Africa.As Director of Canada's IDRC regional office, she is responsible for Africa-initiated research focusing on long-term social, environmental and economic solutions. Between 1999 and 2001, Dr. Freeman was a professor of Economics and Senior Advisor at the African Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, she inaugurated the ACSS program to develop new African military roles in emerging democracies and she crafted economic curriculum and conducted seminars for African leaders continent-wide.Prior to that, she was the Director of the African Studies Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies between 1996 and 1999.From 1982 to 1996, she occupied various positions in the United States Department of State, including: Director of the Economic Policy Staff, Africa Bureau; Economic Counselor of the American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya; Deputy Director, Food Policy, Economic Bureau in Washington, D.C. and Senior Economist, Economic Policy Staff, Africa Bureau in Washington, to name just a few.


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