Ryan Nabil graduated cum laude from Kenyon College in 2015 with a B.A. in economics. As part of his undergraduate degree, Ryan researched the determinants of U.S. and Chinese foreign direct investment in Africa. He also studied international development, economic history, and English literature at Oxford University. Prior to Yale, Ryan worked as a researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focused on global macroeconomic challenges, international development, and agricultural policy issues. In the last three years, Ryan has published more than 40 articles in outlets including the Washington Post, U.S. News and World Report, and Foreign Affairs. He has co-authored several policy papers on Italy’s economic challenges and Brexit trade negotiations. Ryan’s research has been cited by several news outlets and organizations including the Wall Street Journal and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He served on the Washington, D.C. board of America’s Future Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the next generation of conservative and liberty-minded leaders. Additionally, he has advised several think tanks and arts organizations on non-profit governance and fundraising strategy. Ryan speaks English, Bengali, French, German, as well as some Hindi and Arabic. At Yale, Ryan plans to study international trade, political economy, and diplomacy.