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Kelsey Paul Shantz

Program Officer
Mass Violence and Atrocities

Kelsey Paul Shantz is program officer for mass violence and atrocities at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, where she supports the center’s work to build resilience to the worst kinds of violence by building global networks and providing policy leaders, government representatives, and members of civil society with the most recent research and ideas related to violence prevention strategies. Prior to joining the Stanley Center, Paul Shantz was a researcher for think tanks and research institutions in Canada, the United States, and the Netherlands, including the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), and the Boulder Institute of Microfinance. Paul Shantz has an MA in international relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and an MPP from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany. She also has a BA in international studies from the University of Evansville.