Advisory Group

Advisory Group

Tyler Dickovick, Professor at Washington and Lee University

J. Tyler Dickovick

J. Tyler Dickovick is an Associate Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, where he has taught since 2004. He teaches courses in International Development, International Political Economy, African Politics, Latin American Politics, and related issues. His research is on political economy and democratic institutions in Latin America and Africa, and he has conducted research in Senegal, as well as Brazil, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Peru, and South Africa, among other countries. He has an MPA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo.

Amy Richwine, Advisory board member

Amy Richwine

Amy Richwine is Associate Director for International Education at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. In addition to serving as an advisor to international students she is responsible for a variety of international education initiatives at Washington and Lee over the past decade. During 2005-06, she helped to develop and lead a six-week course for W&L students in Senegal. Prior to coming to W&L, Ms. Richwine was a management consultant for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu ILA Group for 10 years, with 3-year assignments to Malawi and Botswana, where she worked primarily in the areas of financial management and private sector development. Ms. Richwine was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania from 1981-1983, where she lived in a Wolof-speaking village on the Senegal River. She holds an MS in Development Management from American University, Washington, DC, and a BA in Russian Language and Literature from the University of Virginia.

Bridget Fay, Advisory Board

Bridget Fay

Bridget Fay holds a J.D. from the Washington & Lee School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked as an engineer at Foster-Miller, Inc. in Waltham, MA. She graduated from Tufts University earning degrees in Chemical Engineering and Classics. She has over a decade of experience teaching and tutoring, much of which was spent as an educator for Science Club for Girls, a program that pairs science and engineering students at Boston-area colleges with groups of girls. The aim of the program is to encourage more girls to consider technical fields as viable career options and to promote self-confidence.