2019-2020 ISD Fellow
Advisor: Dr. Corrine Graff, Senior Advisor on Prevention and Fragility, United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
Research topic: The Role of the Development Finance Corporation in Rebuilding Fragile States Post-Conflict. Read the final report here.
Shea Flynn is a master's candidate in the Global Human Development program pursuing an honor's certificate in International Business Diplomacy. Her research interests include how business can be leveraged as an effective tool for development and diplomacy. This summer she interned with Coca-Cola on their World Without Waste initiative. Prior to graduate school, Shea spent over two years at RTI International on USAID’s flagship neglected tropical disease project. She is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, serving as a community health specialist in Togo, West Africa. Shea received her B.S. in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.