Bachelor of Arts in International Business/French from Concordia College
Master of Arts in European Integration from American University
Ph.D. in International Relations from American University
In Dr. Cowles' academic career, she has earned numerous honors, including serving as a Social Science Research Council MacArthur Foundation Visiting Fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Science and International Affairs, and a Visiting Scholars for Georgetown University’s Center for German and European Studies.
As an expert in international relations, Dr. Cowles has authored, coauthored or contributed to dozens of publications on this issue including topics on global business and e-commerce. She has also served as an expert at conferences and for numerous media interviews on various topics related to international relations.