The 3 Pillars of George Washington University’s Development Studies Curriculum

    Students of international development at George Washington University must master a curriculum including introductory and analytical classes and courses in a particular field, program Director David Gow says.

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      Mark Maathuis

      Mark Maathuis worked as an international correspondent for United Press International and reported for several Dutch magazines and Web sites on American politics, the "war on terror" and legal issues. He holds two master's degrees, one in journalism from American University and the other in civil law from Leiden University. Mark joined Devex in November 2007 as a fellow in our Washington, D.C., office and continued to contribute to our Web site the following year. He is a native speaker of Dutch, fluent in English, proficient in French and German, and speaks basic Italian.