Tom Dewar

Tom Dewar supports Associates and their community teams. He is also a long-time faculty member of the ABCD Institute.

He has co-authored Voices from the Field III and Resident Led Community Building. He has taught International and Community Development in Johns Hopkins University. He was Director of Evaluation for the MacArthur Foundation and a Senior Associate with Rainbow Research. Tom was also a Professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs for over 20 years.

Tom’s experience includes citizen leadership, new forms of organising, and the dangers of an over-reliance on professionals. He has also led evaluations on topics such as juvenile justice, neighbourhood revitalisation and conflict resolution.