IDCE Students Profiles

Brad Romans (IDSC '2012)

Brad Romans (USA) received his B.S. in political science at Northeastern University. Upon graduation, he enlisted the Mass. National Guard as a paralegal, serving one tour in Baghdad, Iraq. On his deployment he was responsible for providing legal assistance for the soldiers of U.S. Division-Central, as well as paying foreign claims to Iraqi civilians. His research interests include looking at how military commanders, using CERP/Commander's Emergency Response Program and non-governmental and foreign governmental development organizations in conjunction with tribal leaders, provisional, and national governments can create large scale, sustainable work projects to both increase occupied countries' labor power and welfare but also decrease insurgency groups' grasps on populations