Owen Murphy is a program coordinator for the Project on Prosperity and Development (PPD) and Project on U.S. Leadership in Development (USLD) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he coordinates events and supports the projects’ research agenda. Prior to becoming program coordinator in October 2018, he was an intern in the PPD and USLD programs at CSIS, as well as the National Development Agency of Mongolia. His research interests and publications focus on emerging technologies, mass urbanization, social protection systems, and U.S. engagement with the developing world. He holds a bachelor’s degree in urban studies and history from Furman University.