Andrew Watrous previously spent three years at the National Foreign Trade Council in Washington, DC, working on trade policy and composed economic and political analysis of developments in North Africa for members of the U.S.-Libya Business Association. As a Fulbright researcher, he conducted a study of political bargaining in Moroccan municipalities, focusing on the Justice and Development Party and Socialist Union of Popular Forces in the cities of Beni Mellal, Tetouan, Rabat and Agadir. He is a recipient of the Fulbright Critical Language Enhancement Award and completed the Arabic summer school program at Middlebury College. He is also a graduate of the Center for Arabic Study Abroad program in Cairo, Egypt, and a 2009 graduate of Princeton University with a degree in public and international affairs. During the summer of 2016, he worked in the Office of International Monetary Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department. After Yale, he will join the International Finance Division of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.