Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz is a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning for the Global Center. He focuses on supporting evaluative thinking and organizational learning across the Global Center’s diverse program agendas, and the Global Center’s broader research and programming related to criminal justice, governance, human rights, and the rule of law. He has extensive experience designing, managing, and evaluating international cooperation programs in the greater Horn of Africa, the Sahel, North Africa and the Middle East. Before joining the Global Center, he worked with the UN Security Council’s 1267 Al-Qaida Sanctions Monitoring Team providing research and analytical support, and served as a congressional staffer focusing on constituent services and national policy. He holds an MA in international affairs from the New School University in New York, where he specialized in critical security studies. He holds a BA in political science and history from the State University of New York at Albany.