Photo of Bret McSpaddenPost Graduate Employment: Publications & Knowledge Manager | IRC Ethiopia, IRC WASH

Undergraduate Degree: BA, International Studies 

MS Focus Interest: Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation 

MS Courses Taken in the Program 

Core classes:

  • Case Studies
  • Global Development
  • Fieldwork Methods
  • ICTD Laboratory

Elective classes:

  • Information Visualization
  • Engineering Management: Leading Oneself
  • Creative Technologies
  • Code
  • Fundamentals of Project Management

ICTD Practicum Project: Rural Water Supply in the Afar Region of Ethiopia

  • Problem = Sustainable water & sanitation systems partnership in the Afar Region of Ethiopia 
  • Focus = Project management, project monitoring & evaluation 
  • Goal = Worked in Ethiopia in partnership with CU Boulder, USAID, and IRC WASH to identify and address project implementation issues on the ground.