Bryan Early

Analyzes economic sanctions, foreign policy, nuclear proliferation, and terrorism

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Bryan Early

Assistant Professor
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Political Science

Sanctions; proliferation issues; terrorism

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Bryan Early's research and teaching interests converge at the intersection of international political economy and international security. His specific areas of research include studies on economic sanctions, foreign policy, nuclear proliferation, and terrorism. Early graduated with his Ph.D. in Political Science from the School of Public and International Affairs at The University of Georgia in 2009. His dissertation, Trading with Sanctioned States, examines how economic sanctions affect their targets' international trade with other countries. Early'’s scholarly work has been published in journals such as International Studies Quarterly, Foreign Policy Analysis, and World Affairs.

Early has served as a visiting scholar at the Dubai School of Government in the United Arab Emirates. He has also served as a research associate with The University of Georgia's Center for International Trade and Security and a research fellow with Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

He holds a joint appointment in the Deptartments of Political Science and Public Administration at UAlbany.