Ryan L. Rappa worked across CIC's programs to provide support with data gathering, vetting, and analysis. This includeed helping to organize and visualize data for the Global Peace Operations Review, as well as researching on geopolitical trends, econometric studies of violent extremism, and the post-2015 development agenda.
Previously, Ryan worked as a Global Academic Fellow at NYU Abu Dhabi, where he taught courses in Statistics, Calculus, and Public Policy. He has written on global politics and economics for the Huffington Post, among other publications, and has prior experience in political fundraising. Ryan holds a Bachelor's and Master's from New York University, and is also an adjunct professor of politics at Montclair State University.