Kyle Clahane is a Research Intern for the Research and Evaluation Strategic Initiative at FHI 360. The Initiative aims to enhance the role that research and evaluation play in FHI 360’s work and reputation.
Before joining FHI 360, Clahane worked as the Economics and Interview Lead for the Bush School-U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua Capstone team. The project was a four-month analysis of the social, political and economic relationship between American and Nicaraguan stakeholders that focused on lessons learned from the Iran-Contra Affair. He developed the group’s policy recommendations and presented them to the U.S. Ambassador in Nicaragua. While at the Bush School, Kyle worked as a Student Associate for the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, and was a co-author on U.S.-China trade research for the Mosbacher Institute. From 2015 to 2016, Kyle worked in Florida on statewide environmental advocacy, and ran a successful South Florida mayoral campaign. His research interests include international development and the effects of global climate change, economic relations with East Asia and Latin America, and trade policy.
Clahane has a Master of International Affairs in International Development and Economic Policy from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M, and two Bachelors (B.S.) in Social Sciences and Humanities from Florida State University.