Jerry Hyman is senior adviser at CSIS and president of its Hills Program on Governance which has a network of affiliated programs in Beijing, Jakarta, Manila, Mexico City, Nairobi, and Seoul. Hyman served with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from 1990 to 2007, and from 2002 -2007 was director of its Office of Democracy and Governance in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance. After his graduation from the University of Virginia Law School in 1985, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., with the firm of Covington & Burling until joining USAID in 1990. Prior to 1982, Hyman taught courses on anthropology, social theory, modernization, economic development, American Indians, and Southeast Asia in the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He holds a B.A. in philosophy and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Chicago, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.