George Washington University, MA in Latin American Studies
George Washington University, Ph.D. in Political Science
Connie brings three decades of experience working in the foreign policymaking environment in the House of Representatives, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and the Congressional Research Service. She was also the director of the Rethinking U.S. Foreign Assistance Program at the Center for Global Development. She has served as a consultant to the Chicago Council on Global Affair’s work on food security and to the Aspen Institute’s Congressional Program. She is a member of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network and the AGree advisory board. She is an adjunct professor at George Washington University teaching courses on Comparative Foreign Politics and Congress and Foreign Policy. She holds a MA in Latin American Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from George Washington University. At The Lugar Center, her areas of research include global food security, foreign assistance effectiveness, the budget and appropriations process, and congressional politics.
- Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network
- Celebrating a Renewed Commitment to U.S. Leadership in Global Food Security
- Working Toward Consensus on Aid Redesign and Reform
- Six Principles for Prioritizing Foreign Assistance
- Rethinking Feed the Future
- What’s in a Label?
- Agroforestry: Our Bet for Beating Hunger and Malnutrition
- Feed the Future – If It’s Really Whole of Government, the Budget Should be Too
- Climate Change, Science, and Global Agriculture
- When 140 Characters Just Won’t Do: Senator Lugar’s Speech to CARE’s National Conference and International Women’s Day Celebration
- Expectations for the President’s 2015 Budget
- The End of CIDA and AusAID – The Disconcerting Demise of Aid Agencies
- Lessons for the Next QDDR