Dr. Jason Warner is an assistant professor at the Combating Terrorism Center and the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is a specialist in an African international relations and foreign policy; African security and military affairs, including African terrorism, insurgencies, and counterinsurgencies; and African international organizations, especially the African Union, ECOWAS, and IGAD.
Dr. Warner has served as an Africa open source analyst for the U.S. Army’s Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO), and has performed consultancies or assistantships with Freedom House, the Naval Postgraduate School, the Nigerian Mission to the United Nations, and the United Nations Development Program in Nigeria.
Dr. Warner is the co-editor with Timothy Shaw of the upcoming book African Foreign Policies in International Institutions (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017) and has published in academic journals including Foreign Policy Analysis, African Security, Small Wars and Insurgencies, The Journal of Modern African Studies, and The Journal of Human Security, among others.
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. in International Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Dr. Warner’s research has been supported by Harvard Weatherhead’s Center for International Affairs; Harvard Weatherhead’s Program on Global Security and Society; the U.S. Department of Defense’s Boren National Security Program; and John’s Hopkins’ China-Africa Research Initiative, among others.