Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
Dr. Paul Holtom is a Nonresident Fellow with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at Stimson, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University (UK).
Amanda Shaver is a Research Assistant with Environmental Security program at the Stimson Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Economics with magna cum laude honors from The George Washington University.