UMass Boston

Key Areas

The Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD) provides innovative research, technical advice, and support services for a diverse group of partners across the globe.  Collectively, our fellows offer a set of skills that includes project feasibility assessment, empirical research, training and skill development, process design and facilitation, policy engagement and advice, strategy consultation for scaling up, and project evaluation.  

CPDD is equipped to make positive contributions in any region of the globe. Project themes span four key areas of work and are based in communities across five continents. Work ranges from in-depth research and evaluation, to training and education, to hands-on intervention. Teams include our own scholars and expert practitioners, as well as scholars and experts around world working in tandem with local partners engaging the individuals whose lives are aimed to impact. 

Key areas of impact: