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Josh A. Goldstein

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Josh A. Goldstein

  • Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory


Josh A. Goldstein is a PhD (DPhil) Candidate and Clarendon Scholar in International Relations at the University of Oxford. For the 2021-2022 academic year, he will be a postdoctoral fellow with the Stanford Internet Observatory. In 2020-2021, he held a predoctoral fellowship with the Stanford Internet Observatory and was part of the inaugural class of non-resident Hans J. Morgenthau Fellows at the Notre Dame International Security Center. Josh’s 3-paper dissertation takes a multi-method approach to explore the challenges that democracies face from influence operations. His broader research interests lie in international security, political psychology, and foreign policy decision-making. Before beginning the DPhil, Josh completed an MPhil in International Relations at Oxford with Distinction and a BA in Government from Harvard College, summa cum laude. He has assisted with research and writing related to international security at institutions including the Belfer Center, Brookings Institution, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Department of Defense.