A. Trevor Thrall is an associate professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. His research revolves around the intersection of international security, political communication, and public opinion. At Mason he directed the graduate program in Biodefense from 2010-2015 and helped launch the Master’s program in International Security.

He is also a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, working with the Defense and Foreign Policy group, where he worked full-time during 2016 and 2017 while on leave from Mason.

Previously Thrall taught at the University of Michigan-Dearborn where he also had the honor of directing the MPP and MPA programs in the Department of Social Sciences.

Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thrall is a proud alumnus of the University of Michigan and received his Ph.D. in political science from M.I.T. where he was a member of the Security Studies Program.

In unrelated news Thrall is also the co-founder and co-owner of Michigan’s coolest brewery, the Wolverine State Brewing Company, located in Ann Arbor.

Contact me

  • 703-993-3724
  • athrall@gmu.edu or tthrall@cato.org

More Places to Find Me…

Schar School Faculty Bio
Amazon Author Page
Curriculum vitae
Google Scholar page
Research Gate page
Cato Scholar Profile

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