Joel L. Shin

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Joel L. Shin was a specialist in international trade matters, government affairs and national defense.[1] He was a partner at Evenflow Macro, which he cofounded in 2013.[2] He had previously been a principal of The Scowcroft Group and a senior fellow with The Forum for International Policy.[3] Shin served on the policy staff of the presidential campaign of Governor George W. Bush,[4] assisting in the development of foreign and defense policies.[5] Shin also worked for the Bush-Cheney transition.[6] He was also an associate in the corporate department of Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan, a New York law firm, where his focus included mergers and acquisitions in the defense and high-tech industries.

Shin received his undergraduate, law, and Master of Public Policy degrees from Harvard University. For his 1990 undergraduate graduation[5] he delivered the Latin oration[7] at the combined undergraduate and graduate commencement. Shin also received a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.[8]

Shin suffered a heart attack and died at his home in Arlington, Virginia on January 21, 2014.[9]


  1. ^ McDonough, Megan (2014-07-28). "Joel L. Shin, lawyer, campaign adviser". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  2. ^ "Our Team". Evenflow Macro. Archived from the original on 2015-01-31. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived September 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Parkinson, Tony (8 June 2002). "Australian troops will win no trade rewards from US". The Age. Retrieved 11 August 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Hawks for Thompson". The Weekly Standard. 2007-06-12. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  6. ^ "From the Belfer Center to Support the Bush Administration - Harvard". 2012-01-13. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  7. ^ Andrew Sacher (2014-01-29). "Harvard 1990 Latin Oration". YouTube. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  8. ^ "Revenge of the Nerds? | Harvard Magazine Nov-Dec 1990". 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  9. ^ "The Scowcroft Group Remembers Joel Shin, Close Friend and Colleague | The Scowcroft Group". 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 

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