Michael Woldemariam, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was named amongst the 2020 Black American National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders by the Diversity in National Security Network and the New America (Foundation).
The list was first inaugurated in 2018 to celebrate rising young black scholars and leaders in the area of foreign policy and national security. The 2020 list, which includes Prof. Woldemariam, honors the contributions of 20 Black American experts in U.S. national security and foreign policy currently serving in government, think tanks, academia, non-governmental organizations, and the media. Selection is based on excellence and leadership; their current work in national security or foreign policy; and their contributions to their issues of expertise through thought leadership.
Michael Woldemariam is an associate professor of International Relations at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies whose teaching and research interests are in African security studies, with a particular focus on armed conflict in the Horn of Africa. Woldemariam’s scholarly work has been published in the journals Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Terrorism and Political Violence, Journal of Strategic Studies, and the Journal of Eastern African Studies. Read more here.