Brumley/ISP Student Fellow
David Johnson is a second-year Master of Global Policy student at the LBJ School. He earned his undergraduate degree in International Studies from Texas A&M University – College Station, then began a career working for an oilfield service company. In this role, he spent five years as a field service technician in the Middle East, then as a service manager for India and Bangladesh. At the LBJ School, David studies Arabic, the Middle East, energy policy, and national security. As a Brumley fellow, David will study the geopolitics of the energy transition and how the changing energy landscape will affect U.S. policy toward Arabic geopolitical partners. David will be working within the Technology, Security, and Global Affairs program, mentored by J. Paul Pope, Intelligence Studies Project Senior Fellow.