Author Alec Hively

Alec Hively is a senior double majoring in International Relations and Political Science at the University of Southern California.  His primary research interests are the relationship between economic development and security challenges, conflict prevention, geopolitics, and the role of multilateral organizations in security apparatuses. He developed these interests while performing research at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, one of Europe’s largest foreign policy think tanks located in Brussels, Belgium. Currently, he is a cyber intelligence analyst for a growing security firm as a well as a market researcher for an alternative energy consultancy. Outside of academia, he is an executive board member of the USC rugby team and an avid traveler.