Daniel Hirschel-Burns

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Graduate School Student

Danny Hirschel-Burns is a PhD student in the comparative politics of violence, governance, and state-building, specifically wartime political orders, non-state governance, civilian agency in conflict, and histories of state-building. He would like to work on how  Sub-Saharan Africa will likely be his main geographic focus, and he is interested in primarily historical and ethnographic research methods.

Prior to Yale, Danny attended Swarthmore College and worked in Washington DC for two years, doing research on atrocity prevention and international security.