Andrew Shaver

Dickey Center Visiting Security Fellow

Andrew Shaver was the 2017-18 Karen TU'89 and Joseph Niehaus '85 Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy and International Security in Dartmouth College's John Sloan Dickey Center For International Understanding. He is also the founding director of the Center’s Political Violence Lab and was a lecturer in the College’s Government Department. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar in Stanford University’s Department of Political Science. His research focuses on sub-state conflict and its psychological, climatic, and territorial underpinnings. Andrew completed his doctoral studies within Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and was a predoctoral fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a research affiliate of the University of California, Berkeley's Center for Effective Global Action. His research and commentary appear or are forthcoming in the American Economic Review, Annual Review of Sociology, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Politics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, PLOS ONE, Foreign Affairs, National Interest, and Washington Post. His professional experiences include serving as a foreign affairs fellow at the U.S. Senate, foreign policy adviser to Governor Jon Huntsman’s Presidential campaign, policy analyst for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and economic development officer in Iraq with the Pentagon’s Task Force for Business and Stability Operations. Andrew has spent approximately four years in the Middle East and speaks Arabic, Spanish and basic Italian. Ph.D. (Public Affairs), M.A. (Public Affairs), and M.P.A. (International Relations) from Princeton University. B.S. (Economics, International Business) from Westminster College.

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Education: 
B.S. Westminster College
M.P.A. Princeton University
M.A. Princeton University
Ph.D. Princeton University
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