Who am I?
International Relations / International Security / African, Middle Eastern & Balkan Politics
Highly-motivated, professional, and creative social scientist, policy analyst, and political risk consultant. Experienced at organizing long-term political research projects, including organizing and presenting at conferences.
Political methodologist highly skilled in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches to political and social science. Analyst of political trends and demographics.
Subject matter expert on international political, economic, social, military, and security issues. Skilled evaluator of academic literatures, foreign electronic and print media, expert reports, non-governmental organization sources, US and foreign government documents, personal interviews, and electronic databases.
Highly proficient at ferreting out data from unusual and unconventional sources, applying new social science methodologies, and developing insights from these data for political analysis.
Excellent written and oral communications skills. Able to present complex concepts, policies, data, and research to a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences, including senior-level officials and the general public. Able to write timely, policy-relevant reports in a variety of long and short formats.
Experience supervising and managing research teams, organizing meetings, training employees, and teaching students. Able to liaison across the policy, security, and intelligence communities.
Experience providing advice, guidance, and consultation based on results from the analysis of complex, cross-sector issues and data.