Aaron Stanley is a program analyst with the Corporation’s International Peace and Security program where he focuses on peacebuilding in Africa, Asian security, track II negotiations, and bridging the gap between academic and policy communities in the United States.
Prior to joining the Corporation, Stanley 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, Stanley has volunteered with Concordis International in the United Kingdom and the New York Peace Institute in the U.S.
Stanley is currently a PhD student in the political science department at the City University of New York's Graduate Center. He holds an MS in violence, conflict, and development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a BA from Boston University in international relations and African studies.