Josh A. Goldstein

Josh A. Goldstein

Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory

Twitter: @JoshAGoldstein

Research Interests

International security, political psychology, foreign policy decision-making, influence operations


Josh A. Goldstein is a PhD (DPhil) Candidate and Clarendon Scholar in International Relations at the University of Oxford. For the 2020-2021 year, he is a pre-doctoral fellow with the Stanford Internet Observatory and part of the inaugural class of non-resident Hans J. Morgenthau Fellows at the Notre Dame International Security Center. Josh’s 3-paper doctoral dissertation takes a multi-method approach to studying the challenges that democracies face from influence operations. His broader research interests lie in international security, political psychology, and foreign policy-decision making.

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.