Benjamin F. Cumbo IV

Intern, Energy, Economics and Security Program

Mr. Cumbo was a Joseph S. Nye Jr. National Security Intern with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) for the Energy, Economics, and Security program.

Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Cumbo interned for GardaWorld International Protective Services providing research for the company’s serial .Xplored reports. Mr. Cumbo also interned with the Stimson Center within the environmental security program. He also worked for the U.S. Department of State’s Near Eastern Affairs Bureau’s Office of Regional and Multilateral Affairs as a Science and Technology Program Assistant.

Mr. Cumbo studied Sociology and Religion at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and pursued a master’s degree in International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Mr. Cumbo also co-wrote a capstone paper regarding water management issues in Israel and the West Bank. He also advocated for disability issues as a member of an adult advisory committee for the Parent Project for Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD).

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