John Coonrod

John Coonrod

John Coonrod is executive vice-president of The Hunger Project and coordinator of the Movement for Community-led Development. He is the main author of the 2013/2014 Report on the State of Participatory Democracy, covering 90 countries. He has lectured at the UN, Columbia, MIT, NYU, Princeton and Harvard, and is co-chair of InterAction, a working group on food security. A physicist by training, (BSc at Stanford, MS and PhD at Berkeley), he has focused, since 1985, on gender and endogenous community development in rural Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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