Research Associate, International Security Program
David Sterman is a research associate at the New America Foundation and holds a master's degree from Georgetown’s Center for Security Studies. His work focuses on homegrown extremism and the maintenance of the New America Foundation’s datasets on terrorism inside the United States and the relative roles of NSA surveillance and traditional investigative tools in preventing such terrorism.
Prior to working at the New America Foundation, Mr. Sterman was a contributing editor at Southern Pulse, and he interned at the Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information in Jerusalem. He continues to work as a research assistant for Dr. Gary Shiffman on issues related to sub-state violence and economics. He graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 2012.