His research interests include civil-military relations, military organizations, and the management and prevention of armed conflict. 

He teaches courses on Global Issues and Politics and Comparative Civil-Military Relations.

In my research, I address questions related to international and domestic armed conflict and the military's role in national governments. I focus also on questions related to the onset and prevention of civil war, and the escalation of intra-state conflict to both civil war and non-violent protest.

PhD, University of Maryland, Government and Politics, 2016
BA, Princeton University, Near Eastern Studies, 2006