IDEAS team members have developed and taught academic courses at universities around the world.
- Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA): El Salvador
Dr. Garber is a Visiting Professor at UCA. He has taught multiple intensive courses to both students and professionals from a wide variety of organizations, governments, microfinance institutions, etc.
Georgia State University: United States He taught three evaluation tools.
- Tulane University: United States. As an Adjunct Professor, Dr. Garber taught four to five courses annually for six years.
- School of International Studies, American University: United States
Dr. Garber taught courses at American University throughout the late 1990s and in 2014.
- Universidad Americana: Nicaragua
Dr. Garber taught in the Universidad Americana’s Master of Microfinance Program.
- Open University Tanzania: Tanzania
- Don Bosco University: El Salvador Two IDEAS team members taught here.
- National University of Mongolia: Mongolia
- Universidad Católica Honduras: Honduras
- University of Maryland: United States
From 2003 to 2006, Dr. Garber served as Researcher, Lead Trainer, and Member of the Advisory Panel on Poverty Assessment Tools for the Institute for Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector of the University Research Corporation International of the University of Maryland. The project was associated with the university’s Economics Department.
- University of Limpopo: South Africa (Formerly the University of the North)
As Visiting Professors in 2004, two IDEAS faculty members taught courses for the university’s Microenterprise and Development Certificate program.
- School for Community Economic Development, Southern New Hampshire University: United States Several IDEAS staff and team members taught here for a decade in the Microenterprise and Development Program.
- Microfinance Management Institute, University of Mongolia: Mongolia
Between 2000 and 2004, IDEAS faculty members served on the doctoral committees of several students working on enterprise development and microfinance.
Additional educational collaborations:
- Equipping Women Professionals in Microfinance/Microenterprise
With funding from the Bancker-Williams Foundation, for a decade IDEAS offered opportunities for young women in Nicaragua and El Salvador to receive advanced training and opportunities to develop professional skills.
- Rural Finance course
IDEAS faculty members developed a graduate-level course for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome.
Need more information? Please contact Dr. Carter Garber at firstname.lastname@example.org.