Governance| Elections |Peacebuilding
Jared is a governance, peacebuilding, and anti-corruption professional with over five years of practical and research experience. He focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa with a country focus on Nigeria where he previously worked to support community-based peacebuilding programs. Jared is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in International Relations at the Fletcher School at Tufts University with a focus on how to improve accountable governance within contexts of systemic corruption. His research focuses primarily on governance in Nigeria, but he has also researched how political corruption undermines accountable governance in other states in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States. Jared is also a fellow with the Leir Institute for Human Security and a Research Assistant with the World Peace Foundation. Previously, Jared worked in Nigeria for Search for Common Ground, an international peacebuilding nonprofit. In Nigeria, he worked on issues ranging from human rights accountability and democratic governance to youth-led efforts to counter violent extremism and strengthen community security. Jared holds an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a BA in International Relations from the College of William & Mary.