David French

French, David: - David French was born in New Haven, Connecticut on May 27, 1940. He grew up in the Washington, D.C. area. He attended Swarthmore College, Stanford University (B.A.) and Harvard University (M.P.A., Ph.D.). David taught for a year at Lincoln University, PA (economics, including African economics) and later for four years at Johnson State College, VT (economics, including Vermont economics). Most of his career, though, was spent with development and humanitarian aid organizations, including the U.N. World Food Program, the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the consulting firm Arthur D. Little, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the Beijer Institute, the World Resources Institute, the International Fund for Agriculture and Development, and more. He served mostly in posts having to do with renewable energy and natural resources management. David published two books (Working Communally, Basic Books, and Everything is Bad for Read More chevron_right