Genevieve Neilson in the Faroe Islands.

Genevieve Neilson has developed expertise in research and analysis, operations management, communications, and project management through experiences in government, private and nonprofit sectors. Her research and analytical work focus on international trade and investment, climate change, and foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. Genevieve is a board member of the Australian and New Zealand Studies Association of North America.  She is also interested in global culture and Nordic history.

She holds an M.A. in International Affairs and Development from The  Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University, a Graduate Certificate from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and a B.A. (Honors) in International Relations and Political Science from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. 

PacificUS started in 2011 and originally focused on U.S. foreign policy in the Pacific, when Genevieve moved to Washington, DC. Now based in Sydney, Australia, PacificUS is in transition, but its mission remains much the same.