Brittany Montgomery is a CITE Research Assistant and PhD student in the International Development Group at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. She is primarily interested in the political economy of critical infrastructure projects of cities in the developing world. For CITE, she is currently examining the technical and pedagogical challenges associated with teaching courses on the evaluation of development technologies. Brittany joins the research team from Brazil, where she spent the last four years working with Latin American governments as a transportation planner and project manager. She holds a MS in Transportation Engineering and Master's of City Planning from U.C. Berkeley, as well as a BS in Civil Engineering from MIT.