PhD, International Development, Tulane University, 2006
MS, International Development, Tulane University, 2004
Diploma, Political Science, Free University of Berlin, Germany, 2002
Elke Johanna de Buhr, PhD, is an Assistant Professor (research track) at the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the rights and protection of children and the health and wellbeing of people of all ages. She has worked extensively in the areas of survey data collection, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and capacity building primarily in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Dr. de Buhr has implemented projects financed by the US Department of Labor (USDOL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the European Union, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNICEF, UN-OCHA, Fairtrade International, Recrear International, Walk Free Foundation, among others. She has worked as M&E Specialist and Co-Principal Investigator on USDOL-funded grants tasked with collecting survey data on child labor, health and education in the West African cocoa sector and monitoring the implementation of the Harkin-Engel Protocol. She is currently the Principal Investigator on a research grant focused on understanding and quantifying modern slavery in the cocoa supply chain. She is fluent in English, French and German.
Please view Dr. Buhr's publications at her NCBI profile page.