David Bernell is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University. His research and teaching focus on international relations, American foreign policy, and US energy policy. He is the author of the books Constructing US Foreign Policy: The Curious Case of Cuba, and The Energy Security Dilemma: US Policy and Practice.
Prior to his work at Oregon State University, Dr. Bernell served as an appointee in the Clinton Administration with the US Office of Management and Budget in the Natural Resources, Energy and Science Divisions, and with the US Department of the Interior as an Advisor on Trade and the Environment. He has also served as Senior Energy Market and Policy Advisor at Think Energy LLC, where he was responsible for renewable energy policy analysis and development. He is also on LinkedIn.