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Jacob Shapiro

Jake Shapiro is a political scientist whose work combines data analytics and program evaluation to understand threats to security from political violence and terrorism to corruption and the coordinated misuse of social media. When not working with Giant Oak he’s a professor of politics and public policy at Princeton and directs the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project, which supports research on politically-motivated conflict in countries around the world. Shapiro is veteran of the U.S. Navy and enjoys long-runs where he can pretend he’s as fast as he used to be.

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