donate

Brendan Connell

share this

Expertise: Political Economy, Trade Issues, Civil Conflict

BrendanConnellBackground: Brendan Connell is a graduate student at American University’s School of International Service (SIS) studying Global Governance, Politics, and Security.  He graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University.  His research revolves around issues in international political economy and trade, specifically studying instances of how the movement of commodities and capital across borders can create sources of intra- and interstate conflict.  He is currently working on a research paper that analyzes what effects oil dependency may have on the cohesion of governments and political stability within states.

Brendan manages and contributes to the blog of the Global Politics Student Association (GPSA) at American University.  He also holds membership in the American Political Science Association and the Foreign Policy Association.  He is developing a proficiency German and hopes this summer to attend the Graduate Institute’s International Trade and Development program in Geneva.

Brendan is originally from Saint James, NY and currently resides in Washington, DC.

 

You can follow Brendan on Twitter here:

twitter-bird-light-bgs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Recent Posts

US-Japan Trade Talks Come Up Empty

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014

Does the US-Japan Impasse Spell Doom for TPP?

Posted on: Apr 10, 2014

US Trade in One Map

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014

Is US Trade Keeping You Safe at Night?

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014

The Secret Trade Contest in North America

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014

Stay up to date!

Join our mailing list to receive weekly newsletters and exclusive invites to upcoming events.

You have Successfully Subscribed!