Aaron Stanley is a program analyst with the Corporation’s International Peace & Security program, where he focuses on Peacebuilding in Africa, Asian Security, Track II Negotiations, and Bridging the Gap between the United States' academic and policy communities.
Prior to joining the Corporation, Aaron worked at the Finnish development agency, Finn Church Aid, where he managed conflict resolution and governance programming in Somalia. He has also worked at Conflict Dynamics International on their Somali program. Previously, Aaron has volunteered with Concordis International in the United Kingdom, and the New York Peace Institute in the U.S.
Aaron is currently a Ph.D. student in the political science department at The City University of New York's Graduate Center. He holds a Master of Science in violence, conflict, and development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University in international relations and African studies.