Hometown: Ijamsville, MD
B.A. International Relations, College of William and Mary, 2011
M.A. Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration, University of Denver – Josef Korbel School of International Studies, 2016
Andrew joined our core staff in 2016, after working for the center as a research assistant. Andrew leads the Heads of Government and State (HoGS) project, which tallies foreign travel by country leaders over time, and has been a crucial contributor to research on severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and artificial intelligence. He also played a major role in our collaboration with USAID's Ethiopia mission. Before joining our team, he worked with the Governments of Laos and Uganda building data and tools to make development aid finance more transparent and accountable. As a student at the Korbel School he took part in the 2015 Advancing Development Goals Contest and co-authored a paper titled, “The Selamat Datang Project: A Program to Empower Indonesia’s Returned Migrant Workers.” In his spare time he enjoys recreational sports, reading, language study, and hiking.