Jake Shapiro provides Giant Oak and its clients subject matter expertise in data analytics, program evaluation, terrorism and political violence, and security policy. He is Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and co-directs the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project. His work has been published in the Journal of Political Economy, American Journal of Political Science, and International Security among other academic journals.
In addition to his work at Associate Professor at Princeton, Shapiro is a Co-Director the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project. He is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and contributes to a number of different organizations including: World Politics as an Associate Editor, the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS) as a Faculty Fellow, the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) as a Research Fellow, and the Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) as an Associate Fellow.
Jacob served in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve.
Jacob earned his Ph.D. Political Science, M.A. Economics, Stanford University and his B.A. Political Science, University of Michigan.