Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Foreign Service
François Pazisnewende Kaboré, S.J. is originally from Burkina Faso (West Africa). His area of research is innovation, technology transfer, intellectual property rights (IPR) and development. He has previously worked as a consultant at the World Bank's Sustainable Development Network, for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva and taught in Africa (Cameroon and Ivory Coast). His current papers investigate development issues in Africa, related to IPR, brain drain, inclusive growth, innovation and technology transfer. In addition to his teaching at Georgetown, he is working to set up a Business School and the West Africa Jesuit University in three campuses in Abidjan, Cotonou and Ouagadougou.