Daniel Walsh is a researcher working on the Global Terrorism Database (GTD). Mr. Walsh attends the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and is a candidate for graduation in May with an M.A. in International Economics and Strategic Studies.
His current studies focus on the anthropological and geographical dimensions of ethno-territorial conflicts in Africa, Eastern Europe and in the countries of the former Soviet Union. He is also very interested in the nexus between counter-terrorism and intelligence in the GWOT. Additionally, Mr. Walsh was a major component of the coordinating team at the annual SAIS Crisis Simulation in 2007.
From 2003-2005, Mr. Walsh was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Moldova, where he taught in a Romanian lyceum and worked with various NGOs and international agencies. Notably, he coordinated the Model United Nations competition for the Republic in 2005.
Prior to serving in the Peace Corps, Mr. Walsh graduated with a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, majoring in History, Political Science and International Relations. At Madison, his research focused on the on-going debate about what the relationship should be between NATO and the nascent capabilities of the CFSP.