Graduate Assistant; Public Leadership
Stacie Brown is one of the graduate teaching assistants for the Public Leadership program. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy at UMD. Prior to graduate school Stacie worked for five years in international development, managing democracy and governance projects based in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). She managed projects in eight countries on a variety of different topics including political party development and coalition building, national and local governance, independent media and freedom of expression, civic education, women’s and youth leadership development, election observation, and civil society development. Stacie also served as the monitoring, evaluation and learning specialist for all LAC programs, advising colleagues on program theory-based approaches to design, manage, monitor and evaluate programs. Prior to working in international development, Stacie worked in the U.S. House of Representatives for a Florida Congressman. She is certified in Project Management for Development by APMG International and is a 2016 graduate of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. She graduated magna cum laude from Drew University with a major in political science and minors in Spanish and sociology.