Dr. Conrad Rein completed his Ph.D in Government in 2014 from the University College Cork, in Ireland. His dissertation was entitled, "The Emerging Strategic Partnership between the European Union and the African Union."
In 2008, Dr. Rein was one of two AMSITAU recipients. During his time at the MDC,he worked with Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman on a project dealing with Berber identity.