Dr. Jason Warner is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences and an associate of the Combating Terrorism Center, where he directs the organization’s Africa research profile. He is a specialist in African international relations and foreign policy; African security and military affairs, especially African terrorism and suicide bombing; and African international organizations, particularly the African Union.
Dr. Warner holds a Ph.D. in African Studies from Harvard University; an M.A. in Government from Harvard University; an M.A. in African Studies from Yale University; and a B.A. with highest honors in International Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Dr. Warner is the co-editor with Timothy Shaw of the upcoming book African Foreign Policies in International Institutions (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018) and has published in academic journals including Foreign Policy Analysis, African Security, Small Wars and Insurgencies, The Journal of Modern African Studies, The Journal of Human Security, and CTC Sentinel, among others. He is also the co-author of two CTC reports on the demographic and operational profiles of Boko Haram and al-Shabaab’s suicide bombers. His work has been cited in various international outlets, including the BBC, CNN, The Economist, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The Washington Post, among others.