Senior Policy Analyst
Casey Dunning is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative at American Progress. Her research focuses on the effectiveness of U.S. development efforts and foreign aid reform. Prior to joining the Sustainable Security team, she was a policy analyst at the Center for Global Development where she conducted the center’s analysis on the Millennium Challenge Corporation and researched the application of aid effectiveness principles within the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, with a particular emphasis on country ownership, aid selectivity, and innovative aid delivery models.
Previously, Casey worked on harmonizing gender and rule of law programs in Liberia with Emory University’s Institute for Developing Nations. She has also worked at the Carter Center and the International Rescue Committee. Dunning graduated from Emory University with a specialization in international political economy and has also completed studies at Oxford University and Trinity College, Dublin.