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Expertise: Corruption, national security law, Southeast Asia, illicit finance

Trevor Sutton is a fellow for National Security and International Policy at American Progress. Previously, Sutton worked at the U.N. Development Programme, where he advised on anti-corruption issues and carried out investigations in Africa and Central Asia. He also served as a presidential management fellow in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, where he focused on defense policy in East and Southeast Asia, and as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Sutton has published on a range of legal and foreign policy issues, including a forthcoming book on the constitutional legacy of the War on Terror written with Yale Law School professor Owen Fiss. Sutton holds a B.A. from Stanford University; an M.Phil. from Oxford, where he was a Marshall scholar; and a J.D. from Yale. He speaks Mandarin and French. In addition to his work at American Progress, Sutton serves as an advisor to the New York-based firm Veracity Worldwide, where he advises clients on political and corruption risks and corporate social responsibility.

By Trevor Sutton
The Trump Administration’s Dangerous Indifference to CorruptionCenter for American Progress ActionApril 24, 2017