Adam Burgos Szymanski

Research Associate

What I do

Prior to joining the Pardee Institute, Adam worked as an affiliate researcher with the Filene Research Institute performing a study on the potential for business banking in the credit union industry. Adam joined the Pardee Institute in the Summer of 2020 as a Research Aide on the Country and Organization Leader Travel (COLT) project and later joined the Data Visualization and Analysis team.

His research interests are in the political economy of growth and development with a focus on international linkages and sectoral analysis. He holds a B.S. in Political Science from Southern Oregon University (2018) and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Denver (2021). In his free time, Adam enjoys rock climbing, learning languages, and gardening.


  • ​M.A Economics, University of Denver 
  • B.S. Political Science, Southern Oregon University