Bradford Thomas Greene, PhD Professor Greene majored in history and political science at Bates College, after which

he earned a doctorate in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania. His first overseas experience was teaching political science for the Boston University overseas program in Europe. Then for a couple of years, he served with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya. Having taught courses in international organizations, he valued the practical experience of working for a U.N. agency. He also found many opportunities to interact with ordinary Kenyans. Some local boys recognized his skills as a cyclist and asked him to coach their racing team, which he did for two years. Since most of them were from the shantytowns, he saw how Kenya's poorest people lived. After completing a tour with UNEP, he joined the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which allowed him to contribute to improving the lives of poor people around the world. While working in Washington, he married a teacher and musician with whom he had many interests in common. And today, by some miracle, they have a happy and healthy 14-year-old son. In May 2007, Dr. Greene retired from USAID, after two decades of government service. That summer his family moved from the DC region to southern Vermont. They live near Brattleboro, Vermont, where their son Nathaniel enjoys competitive sports and has strong friendships at school and with teammates. After moving to Vermont Dr. Greene started teaching part-time at Keene State College in New Hampshire. He also teaches an online course in international development at the University of Vermont. He and his wife Eva share one principal goal: to create a safer and better world for our children and grandchildren. At USAID Dr. Greene led the team responsible for drafting the Agency’s programming policies and procedures. From 2006 to 2007 he served in the State Department’s Office of Director of Foreign Assistance to assist the Secretary of State with major foreign assistance reforms. Previously Dr. Greene spent several years as a liaison officer between the Budget Office and the Latin America and Caribbean Bureau. He has written numerous articles and government reports, many of which were presented at professional meetings. He has also taught at West Virginia University and Mercer University.

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