Brent joins the Aspen Strategy Group as a recent graduate from Duke University, where his studies focused on comparative politics, democracy, and international relations. He completed his B.A. in Political Science, earning high distinction for his honors thesis on Hungarian illiberal democracy. He brings professional experience in nonprofits, political campaigns, and Congress, including a legislative internship in the office of former Speaker Nancy Pelosi. As an undergraduate, Brent was Alumni Relations Chair for Duke’s Program in American Grand Strategy, one of the nation’s premier co-curricular programs on national security, military, and intelligence issues. He spent a semester in Denmark studying the European Union, Russian hybrid warfare, and economic sanctions, and participated in educational visits to EU institutions in Brussels. Brent is eager to support ASG’s mission.