Aaron Hoagland is an Assistant for DAI’s Center for Secure and Stable States. Since joining DAI in June 2017, Aaron has helped support a variety of projects for the Center primarily in Kenya and Pakistan. He works closely with project managers to execute project implementation tasks and provides general operational and logistical support to CS3 in sector and new business opportunities.

Aaron also conducts research with the CS3’s Subnational Fragility Index in northeastern Nigeria, analyzing DAI’s Fragility Index polling data to predict violent extremist events. Before joining the Center, Aaron worked for both state and federal congressional representatives in Washington, D.C., and Nebraska.

  • B.A., economics and political science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln