Chrystie Flournoy Swiney

Chrystie Flournoy Swiney

Chrystie Swiney is a human rights attorney, political scientist, and legal scholar, who currently serves as the Doctoral Fellow for the Global Cities Initiative at Georgetown University. She holds graduate degrees from Harvard Law, Oxford, and Georgetown, where she is currently completing her PhD in International Relations.

World Mayors pose for a group picture

Cities Are Rising in Influence and Power on the Global Stage

Cities are challenging their invisibility in global governance structures, like the United Nations, by forging new alliances to influence international policy.