Chris Grant

Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Class of 2012

Chris is a graduate of the Maxwell School, from which he obtained dual master’s degrees in public administration and international relations. He is now an international economist at the Treasury Department, where he currently manages U.S. macroeconomic engagement with Indonesia and Singapore, and previously worked on trade finance policy.

Before graduate school, Chris lived in the Middle East for nearly two and a half years, working as a financial consultant in Jordan and studying Arabic in Yemen. He was also a fundraiser at the World Security Institute in Washington, D.C., and a research assistant at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received his undergraduate degree in history and policy.

Chris was born in Connecticut, and lived in Italy, Argentina, and Poland while accompanying his parents on U.S. State Department assignments.