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Roy (Reb) E. Brownell

EDUCATION

Reb holds an BA in History from Michigan State University, an MA in History from Boston University, a JD from American University and an LLM from Georgetown University.

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Brownell is former Deputy Chief of Staff and Counsel to Senator Mitch McConnell. Prior to that, Mr. Brownell served as Senior Advisor for Senate Affairs at the State Department. Prior to that, Mr. Brownell served as a Senior Advisor for Senate Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. In addition, he has worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development and as an attorney at a law firm in Washington, D.C. Mr. Brownell has also worked for three U.S. Senate committees and for a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons.  He writes and lectures about Congress and separation of powers and has contributed to a number of books and scholarly publications on the presidency, the vice presidency, foreign affairs and sports history.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Congress, Presidential War Powers, Separation of Powers 

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author with Senator Mitch McConnell, The US Senate and the Commonwealth: Kentucky Leaders and the Evolution of Legislative Leadership, (2019), University of Kentucky Press.

 Editor, Magna Carta and the Rule of Law, (2015) American Bar Association.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

He writes and lectures about the presidency, the vice presidency, Congress and separation of powers.