- Affiliation: Boston University
Rachel Thrasher completed her master’s degree in international relations at Boston University in 2008. She received her JD in June of 2007, also from Boston University, and was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. While in graduate school, she focused her research on issues surrounding U.S.-style free trade agreements and their legal impact on Latin American countries. After graduation, she worked as a Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future. There, she examined policy issues related to economic relations between developing countries, regional trade agreements, multilateral environmental agreements, and global forests governance. In 2011, Ms. Thrasher received an appointment as Lecturer-in-Law at Boston University School of Law, teaching a course in Problem Solving in International Law.
Books by Rachel Thrasher
In recent years, it has become apparent that South-South economic relations are increasing, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. There will be more trade agreements and more trade, more economic alliances and more political alliances with economic goals, more investment flows and an increasing acknowledgement that the Global South has more to offer than it has in the past. These new economics relations have great potential–both for harm and for good. In the absence… (more information)