Kevin P. Gallagher is a Professor of global development policy at Boston University, where he directs the Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center).  The Center’s mission is to advance policy relevant research on financial stability, human well-being, and environmental sustainability across the globe. He is the author of a number of books, most recently The China Triangle: Latin America’s China Boom and the Fate of the Washington Consensus. Dr. Gallagher served on the U.S. Department of State’s Investment Subcommittee of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and the International Investment Division of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.  He has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at the Paul Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, the Colegio de México, Tsinghua University in China, and the Center for State and Society in Argentina. He holds a B.A. from Northeastern University, Boston, and a Master’s and Ph.D. from Tufts University.