Rachel Thrasher

Researcher, Global Economic Governance Initiative

J.D., Boston University
M.A. International Relations, Boston University

Rachel Thrasher is a Researcher with the Global Economic Governance Initiative and serves as Team Lead for the Trade and Investment Rules workstream. She holds a JD and a Master’s degree in International Relations, both from Boston University. She works on policy issues related to trade and investment agreements, policy space for development, intellectual property and access to medicines and the climate impacts of trade and investment treaties. She is the author of the book, Constraining Development: The Shrinking of Policy Space in the International Trade Regime, published by Anthem Press in 2021. She currently teaches International Trade Regulation at the Boston University School of Law.

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