David A. Crocker is senior research scholar at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy, where he helped establish and directs the specialization in international development. A philosopher, he focuses his research on international development ethics, sociopolitical philosophy, transitional justice, democracy, and democratization. He directs study-abroad trips to Ethiopia, Peru, and Morocco. A founder and past president of the International Development Ethics Association and a fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association, Crocker has consulted for the Inter-American Development Bank, USAID, the World Bank, and the International Center for Transitional Justice. He holds an MDiv, MA, and PhD from Yale University.