Gary Bearden, Fellow, Political Risk

Gary Bearden is a foreign policy professional with experience in political risk strategy and advising, international refugee law, and international trade and commerce.

After graduating summa cum laude with Bachelor's degrees in International Relations, French and Russian from Ohio State University in 2011, Gary completed a Fulbright Fellowship at the Baltic Federal University in Kaliningrad, Russia. He has also completed internships with the Embassy of Spain to the United States, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and the US State Department.

Gary is a graduate of Georgetown University's Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program and speaks Spanish, French and Russian.