John Raines

PhD Candidate
Graduate Student

John's current pursuits primarily entail studying the political economy, social protests, and great power foreign-policy decision making. Prior to becoming an academic, John served in a number of international roles, such as with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the US State Department, The World Bank, the US Treasury Department, and Exclusive Analysis, a political-risk firm based in London. Previous publications completed before becoming an academic focused on US presidential elections and the nomination process.