Omar S. Bashir is serving in the office of Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). He was previously a Senior Associate at the Financial Integrity Network, where he specialized in sanctions issues and helped to build safeguards against proliferation financing, money laundering, corruption, and other financial crimes. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University and was a 2019 CNAS Brimley Next Generation National Security Fellow. At Princeton, he was a Fellow at the Center for International Security Studies, a Harold W. Dodds Fellow, and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Omar previously received two aerospace engineering degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford. He has published peer-reviewed work in social science and engineering journals.