Trade and Development Experts

Research Associate, The Rhodium Group
Executive Director, Entry/Exit Transformation Office (EXT), CBP
Banking and Finance Correspondent, Beijing, The Wall Street Journal
Dinny McMahon was most recently a journalist with the Wall Street Journal in Beijing where he wrote about China’s banking and financial sector, focusing on rising debt levels, urbanization and the role of the state sector in the economy. Previously Dinny wrote about the yuan and China's foreign exchange market in Shanghai for Dow Jones Newswires, and contributed to the Far Eastern Econom...
senior advisor, Privy Council Office
Chair, Nanos Research Group of Companies; Research Associate Professor, The State University of New York, Buffalo
Nikita (Nik) Nanos, public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; research associate professor, State University of New York (Buffalo); editorial advisory board, Journal of Professional Communications, McMaster University Canada; contributor, Bloomberg News and Huffington Post; commentator, CBC-TV “Power and Politics”; chair of Nanos Research (a market and public opinion research organ...
Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Diana Villiers Negroponte is writing a book about James A. Baker’s role as Secretary of State from 1989-1992.  The book reviews U.S. foreign policy of the period and asks whether the U.S. should have done more to help the Soviet Union transition into a prosperous, democratic state. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Diana spent 7 years as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, f...
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Ohio State University
Irfan Nooruddin is an Associate Professor of Political Science at The Ohio State University. His current research centers on questions at the intersection of comparative and international political economy. Just as with institutions and economic development, the principal problem of violent domestic conflict is understanding how to design state institutions that will constrain...
Vice President, Security & Operations, American Trucking Associations
senior manager, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation
Former President of the Overseas Development Council (ODC)
John W. Sewell is a Senior Scholar at the Wilson Center. His current research analyzes how globalization has affected American national interests in the developing world and the changes in U.S. development policy that are needed to deal with the challenges of the 21st Century. He has recently published a Wilson Center policy paper entitled "The Realpolitik of Ending Poverty: An Action Plan fo...