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My teaching background includes the politics of the Middle East, the politics of West Africa, and insurgency and counter-insurgency, and research methods.

Selected Syllabi

Methods of Policy Analysis

Duke University

Sanford School of Public Policy

Masters of National Security Strategy - Summer 2022

Learning Objectives

  • Understand key qualitative and quantitative research methods, and the debates surrounding them

  • Identify the strengths, limitations, and tradeoffs of various research methods and approaches to policy analysis.

  • Show your understanding of the research methods we review by applying them to a project of your choosing

  • Strengthen your ability to effectively write and brief in a national security setting 

  • Develop effective and constructive skills in providing feedback and criticism to colleagues

  • Gain proficiency in the vocabulary, lexicon, and language of research design

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