Intern, Energy, Economics, and Security Program
Francis Shin is a Joseph S. Nye intern for the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
He was previously employed at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) as a coder for the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) and later for the International Crisis Behavior Project (ICBP). He has additionally worked in the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the UN Office in Geneva.
Furthermore, Francis is pursuing a Master in International Affairs degree at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, where he is majoring in global security and minoring in power, conflict and development. His dissertation focuses on the role that the SWIFT messaging network plays in sanctions policy, and how new alternative messaging networks have been developed in response to such sanctions. He also received his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and History from the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.