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Malcolm Russell-Einhorn

Mr. Russell-Einhorn serves as Research Professor of Public Administration and Director of the Center for International Development in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the State University of New York at Albany, where he conducts research on comparative legal, legislative, and regulatory reform issues, and oversees, or participates in, the delivery of technical assistance and research services to a wide range of foreign governments, nongovernmental organizations, and international donors, including the U.S. Agency for International Development, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the International Finance Corporation. Previously, he served as Associate Director of the IRIS Center at the University of Maryland.  A lawyer and international legal and regulatory reform specialist, with particular expertise in administrative law, regulatory reform, and public administration as they relate to the enhancement of accountability, transparency, and public participation in policy development and implementation, he has eighteen years of experience in international affairs, including work in international development consulting, policy research, teaching, and law practice in international trade and antitrust.  His administrative law assistance work includes assessments for the World Bank in Latvia and Macedonia, and for USAID in China, Romania, and Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Mr. Russell-Einhorn is the author of several articles, including the recently published “Legal and Institutional Frameworks Supporting Accountability in Budgeting and Service Delivery Performance” (a chapter in the World Bank volume on Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption (Public Sector Governance and Accountability Series, 2007)). He has also co-authored the study entitled Using Administrative Law Tools and Concepts to Strengthen USAID Programming.  He has taught law and development and comparative law courses at Brandeis University and the Boston College, Boston University, American University, and Georgetown University Law Schools.