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Chris Perry

Chris Perry
Senior Policy Analyst, International Peace Institute


Chris joined IPI as a Policy Analyst with the Coping with Crisis team in July 2008. His current work deals with a range of international peace and security issues through the lens of multilateralism. His research focuses on applying data science to problems of sustainable development, conflict mediation and prevetion, and peacekeeping. His most recent work involved mining UN archival documents to create a database of UN Peacekeeping contributions over time, which can be used to test hypotheses regarding the motivations for contributing to UN peacekeeping missions.
Chris holds a master’s in public administration from the Daniel J. Evans School (University of Washington) with a concentration in international development policy and a BA in philosophy from the University of Washington.


Data-Driven Business Beekman Parlor -- Sutton North
Chris Perry (International Peace Institute), Marie O'Reilly (International Peace Institute)
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