Brown University
Development Studies

Student Spotlight

Leah Hardenbergh '18

“A big reason I chose Development Studies (DS) is because it is a small concentration. At this point, the DS seniors have taken classes together for the last three years, so I have been able to see everyone grow both in and out of the classroom. DS has become a community of many of my closest friends here at Brown.”


New Course!

DEVL 1803R: Bringing Small States in
Taught by Professor Lewis
Meets Tuesdays 4:00-6:30


The DS DUG is an organization led by undergraduate DS concentrators serving the dual purpose of organizing DS-related campus-wide events and advocating for increased university resources to continue the expansion of the DS program.

Get involved. Join the DS DUG today!


Spring 2018 Pre-approved courses

The list has been updated!
Students may take other courses, with the permission of the DS Program Director.
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Office Hours

Professor Patsy Lewis
Thur 10-12  Watson Institute 332
Make an appointment

Zach Witkin '18, DS Student Assistant
Tue 10:00-12:00 
Watson Undergrad Suite 130