Shannon Carcelli studies international political economy and United States foreign policy, specializing in the role of legislative and bureaucratic institutions in foreign aid and sanctions policy. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of California San Diego and a BA from Carleton College. During the 2018-2019 academic year, she served as a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University’s Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.

Areas of Interest

  • Foreign Aid
  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Bureaucratic Politics


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    University of California San Diego
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
GVPT457 American Foreign Relations Fall 2019 Syllabus
GVPT409R The Political Economy in Foreign Aid Fall 2019 Syllabus
2117G Chincoteague
Department of Government and Politics
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