Jack W. Stuart is a Research Associate with the Environmental Security Program at the Stimson Center. His research focuses on the impact of climate change on coastal urban centers and its implications for local, regional, and international security.
He holds an MA in Security Policy Studies from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and a BS in Economics and International Relations from the University of Exeter. His graduate thesis explored the impact of securitization on transboundary water management in Africa. He has also published on the link between climate change and violent extremism with Good Governance Africa. Prior to joining Stimson, he worked as a Research Assistant at the United States Institute of Peace, conducting research on governance, justice, and security, with a focus on preventing election violence. He has also interned with the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.