Brad Swanson

George Mason University Costello College of Business Faculty Brad Swanson
Titles and Organizations

Adjunct Faculty, Finance

Contact Information

Phone: (703) 938-0198
Office Location: Enterprise Hall 181
Office Hours: Tuesday 3-4 pm and by appointment


Brad Swanson is an adjunct faculty member in the Costello College of Business at George Mason University. He is a partner in a socially responsible fund management firm, Developing World Markets (  He has extensive experience in international finance with business travel to more than 60 countries. Prior to entering the finance industry he served as a foreign service officer in the U. S. Department of State, with tours of duty in Senegal and Liberia. He has an MBA from Columbia University.

Media Clippings

Working Papers

  • The Role of International Capital Markets in Microfinance. In S. Sundaresan (Ed.), Microfinance: Emerging Trends and Challenges. Edward Elgar, 2008 (available on ResearchGate and SSRN)