Brian West, a transatlantic intern at Ecologic througout the summer of 2005, was working on public participation in Sustainability Impact Assessments at the EU level. His interests also include European Union politics, integration theory, sustainable development, and international relations. Brian works in English and in German.
As an undergraduate, Brian studied political science at Duke University, with a focus on comparative politics and integration theory. As part of his curriculum, he wrote a research paper entitled: „Europe at the Crossroads: An analysis of the Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe“. He will continue his study of political science in 2006 with the pursuit of a master’s degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science with a focus on European Politics and Governance. During his undergraduate studies, Brian spent a year abroad studying at both the Humboldt University and the Free University in Berlin.