I am currently a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Policy Research at the University of Albany and an adjunct lecturer at Santa Clara University. I received my PhD from Northeastern University in 2019, a MA in International Relations from the University of San Diego in 2013, and my BA in 2010. My work examines terrorism and transnational organized crime, and other projects include work on insurgency and special operations forces, with regional expertise in Latin America and the Horn of Africa.
Research scientist, Center for Policy Research
Adjunct professor, Santa Clara University
Northeastern University, PhD
University of San Diego, MA International Relations
Cows, Charcoal, and Cocaine: Al-Shabaab's Criminal Activities in the Horn of Africa, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism
Worth Many Sins: Al-Shabaab's Shifting Relationship with Kenyan Women, Small Wars & Insurgencies