Brian Calhoon


Brian Calhoon is a technical manager in the Democracy and Governance Analytics and Training sub-service area. He has a decade of experience in business development, field projects and analytic work spanning East and West Africa, the Caribbean and the Caucasus. He has developed analytic products on a range of topics, including organizational development, anti-corruption and organized crime. In addition, he develops, implements and advises project monitoring and evaluation. Within MSI, he encourages peer-to-peer learning and promotes improved facilitation skills. He holds bachelors’ degrees in history and French from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and a master’s degree in international affairs from American University’s School of International Service in Washington, D.C.


Exploring Localization in Conflict Contexts

Consolidating Armenia’s Path to Democracy

A Portrait of Bernadit Istefan, a Feminist Activist in Iraq/Nineveh Plain

Are Illicit Economies Resurgent Due to COVID-19?

MSI Supports COVID-19 Response in the Middle East & North Africa

Colombia’s Story, By Colombians: Meet Them Where They Are

The Importance of a Holistic Approach in Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Response

MSI’s “Protect and Respect” Approach

One Women’s Success: A Champion for Her Community in Colombia

Turning Mud and Water into a Peace Road in Colombia


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Michelle Adams-Matson

Gwendolyn Bevis

Phyllis Dininio

Barbara Pando-Behnke

Allison Poyac-Clarkin

Leah Sly

Jennifer Ulman

Naeem Rasooly

Susan Ward

Lindsay McMahon

Kalinda Magloire

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