Researcher, Global Economic Governance Initiative
- J.D., Boston University
M.A. International Relations, Boston University
Rachel Thrasher is a Researcher with the Boston University Global Development Policy Center’s Global Economic Governance Initiative. 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.