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Daniel Schneider Nondegree Graduate-CAS

JD, University of Wisconsin Law School<br> MA, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University<br> MA, History, London School of Economics<br> BA, University of Pennsylvania

Before coming to American University, Professor Daniel Schneider served as a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He was also the Department of Justice's Resident Legal Advisor to Russia. He later served as a consultant to the World Bank, the American Bar Association, and other NGOs on issues concerning corruption, the rule of law, governance, and civil society. At SIS, he teaches courses on corruption & development, transnational crime & terrorism, and international relations.


Spring 2023

  • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Corruption, Dirty Money & Gov

  • SIS-712 Adv Topic Glbl Govrn Pol & Sec: Transnational Crime/Terrorism

  • SISU-230 Analysis of US Foreign Policy

Summer 2023

  • SISU-230 Analysis of US Foreign Policy

Fall 2023

  • CORE-107 Complex Problems Seminar: Responding to Atrocities

  • SISU-230 Analysis of US Foreign Policy

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

  • "Moldova Anti-Corruption Assessment Report," USAID.   
  • "The Environment for Civic Engagement and the Role of Civil Society Organizations in Ethiopia's Poverty Reduction and Democratization Efforts," The World Bank.



Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Principal Investigator for a 30-month research project funded by the National Institute of Justice, "Evaluating and Improving Law Enforcement Cooperation in Combating Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations."

Executive Experience

  • Executive Director, Probitas International