Bryan R. Early is an assistant professor in the Political Science and Public Administration & Policy Departments and the founding Director of the Project on International Security, Commerce, and Economic Statecraft (PISCES) at the Center for Policy Research. He conducts research on topics related to foreign policy and international security and is an expert on economic sanctions, strategic trade controls, and the proliferation of nuclear and aerospace technology. His work has appeared in journals such as the British Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Political Psychology, Foreign Policy Analysis, and the Nonproliferation Review. He has book manuscript under review entitled Busted Sanctions: Explaining Why U.S. Economic Sanctions Fail that was supported by a grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation. Early graduated with his PhD in Political Science from The University of Georgia in 2009 and earned his BA in Politics from Washington and Lee University in 2004. From 2008-2009, he was a research fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. As the Director of PISCES and a principal investigator at the Center for Policy Research, Early has been the recipient of 22 grant awards totaling over $2.4 million since 2011.