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George Washington University, MA in Latin American Studies

George Washington University, Ph.D. in Political Science

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Connie Veillette

Senior Fellow, Global Food Security and Aid Effectiveness
The Lugar Center
1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 1125
Washington, D.C. 20004

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.


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