Institution Building and Development, Institutional Change and Theory, Organizational Management and Development, Capacity Building and Development, Public Sector Reform, Corruption, Culture Analysis and Change, Policy Analysis, Applied Research Methods, Democratic Transition, and Innovative Teaching and Learning Methods.
Regional expertise: Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, Post-Soviet Countries.
I have extensive work and research experience in sub-Saharan Africa, having lived there for 13 years and focused on it as both an external and internal consultant to NGOs and public sector agencies for 10 more years. I have a strong background, both practically and academically, in civil society, social movements, and policy advocacy. I specialize in organizations, organizational development, organizational behavior and culture, institutional and organizational fields, and organizational evolution and learning processes.
Women's Human Rights, Gender and International Development, Development Assistance, Implementation of Global Human Rights Norms in Local Contexts, Political and Cultural Context of Development Practice, Identity Politics.
Armed violence reduction, research methods for development practitioners, global governance, international organizations, proliferation and effects of conventional weapons and small arms, program evaluation and project management
Beryl Levinger is a highly regarded development professional who focuses on five issues: evaluation; capacity development; strategic planning; education; and health.
International education theory, comparative international education, educational leadership, campus internationalization, intercultural communication and training, international student services, study abroad/international exchange management.