Bryan R. Early has been a member of the faculty at Rockefeller College since the fall of 2009. 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 International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Foreign Policy Analysis, the Nonproliferation Review, and International Studies Perspectives. He is currently writing a book entitled Busted Sanctions and Sanctions Busters: Explaining the Failure of U.S. Economic Sanctions, which is being supported by a grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation's International Security & Foreign Policy Junior Faculty Research Grant program. Early graduated with his PhD in Political Science from the School of Public and International Affairs at 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 and was also a Visiting Scholar at the Dubai School of Government in May of 2009. Early is currently the principle investigator on numerous grants from the U.S. State Department related to his work on strategic trade controls.