Anne Radday

Anne RaddayResearch Program Manager

Working with Feinstein Since: 2015
Based in: Somerville, MA

Anne Radday is the Feinstein International Center’s focal point for research communications and uptake and knowledge management. She is dedicated to ensuring that the Center’s evidence and learning effectively informs decision-making at the local, national, regional, and international levels. Working closely with researchers, partners, and key stakeholders, she develops and executes context-specific research uptake strategies for the Center’s large scale research projects. Through this work, she tests and develops new frameworks for knowledge management, which guide the Center’s strategy.

Anne has significant experience in marketing and communications, knowledge management, knowledge product development, organizational strategy, and external relations. Prior to joining Feinstein, she was a senior consultant at Root Cause where she led projects that enabled hundreds of nonprofits and foundations to understand and improve the effectiveness of their programs and organizational infrastructures. She has also worked as a research assistant at the UN Population Fund and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa. Anne holds a B.A. in political science, magna cum laude, from Columbia University and an M.P.A. from International Christian University in Tokyo, where she was a Rotary World Peace Fellow.

News Items

Feinstein researchers extrapolate lessons about truth in the Covid-19 crises from famine analysis
May 11, 2020

Famine, COVID-19, and the Politics of Information and Analysis by: Anne Radday, Peter Hailey, and Daniel Maxwell “In war, truth is the first casualty.” Aeschylus Greek tragic dramatist (525 BC…

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Feinstein researchers publish a study on the impact of multi-sectoral intervention in the IJERPH
May 5, 2020

Anastasia Marshak, Helen Young, Anne Radday, and Elena Naumova published a study in the International Journal of Environmental  Research and Public Health (IJERPH) as part of the special issue, “Early…

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Feinstein Research Projects

Nutrition in Africa’s drylands: updating the conceptual framework for addressing acute malnutrition

This project proposes updates to the generally accepted conceptual framework of malnutrition causality. These updates elaborate on the drivers of acute malnutrition in drylands based on new evidence.  We explore these updates through a variety of forums.

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Feed the Future Uganda One Nutrition in Complex Environments

The One Nutrition in Complex Environments (ONCE) study tests a new way of preventing and addressing acute malnutrition through a cluster-randomized trial.

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Feinstein Publications

Famine, the Coronavirus, and the Politics of Information and Analysis
coronavirus

This brief lays out lessons from our study of famine information systems and considers how they may be applicable to the coronavirus pandemic response.

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Lessons for Taadoud II: Improving Natural Resource Management

This publication reviews activities in five Darfur states, providing contexts in these settings to analyze how they directly affect research in second phase of the Taadoud project. This desk review is to serve as a foundation and reference for the development of training materials, policy briefs, and research studies as part of the Taadoud II program. 

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