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Holger Schmidt

Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service

  • Holger Schmidt is a Professorial Lecturer at SIS and Principal Investigator for the Anticipating the Severity of Internal Conflict (ASIC) project at the College of William and Mary’s Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations. Dr Schmidt's research and teaching interests include the origins, prevention and management of violent conflict, the role of the United Nations in international security politics, and research methods. His current research, supported by the Swedish Folke Bernadotte Academy, focuses on developing a forecasting model of the escalation and severity of internal armed conflicts. Before joining SIS, Dr. Schmidt held full-time faculty positions at George Washington University and the College of William and Mary.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D., Columbia University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); B.A., Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    SIS Atrium

    Book Currently Reading:

    Securing Approval: Domestic Politics and Multilateral Authorization for War by Terrence Chapman

    Languages Spoken:

    German (native), French, Italian

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