Political Science

Isabella Bellezza-Smull


Isabella Bellezza is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate. Her work focuses on the nexus of political economy and security, specifically the internationalization of border control and the causes and consequences of growing cooperation to secure global trade and travel. Isabella received her B.A. in political science with highest honors from Swarthmore College. Prior to Brown, she researched drug policy and transnational organized crime in Brazil and Cuba with the Igarape Institute as a Boren scholar.