Liz Fouksman is researching the ways in which international development institutions have reshaped knowledge networks and civil society at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. A former Rhodes Scholar, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Oxford. Her previous work has focused on environmental understanding, child labor practices, and 19th century Russian orientalists in colonial India and Burma. Her publications include “Development as Knowledge Networks: From Global Ideas to Grassroots Movements” (Third World Quarterly, 2016) and “What Shall the Fishermen Become? A Review of James Ferguson’s ‘Give a Man a Fish: Reflections of the New Politics of Distribution’” (Third World Quarterly, 2015).