Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative
Prof. John Hammock is co-founder and Research Associate of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. He is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at Tufts University’s Fletcher School and a Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University. He is the Treasurer of the Human Development Capability Association. He founded and was director of the Feinstein International Famine Center at Tufts University. He served as Executive Director at Oxfam America from 1984-1995 and as Executive Director at ACCION International from 1973-1980. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from Tufts University and an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Denison University. He was born in Cuba. He has two daughters and two grandchildren.