Disciplines: International Affairs and Political Science
Chris Oates has a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he examined the role of the United States in EU security policy. He is a political risk consultant with Oxford Analytica, where he covers US policy and teaches courses on analytical methodology. He previously worked for a business intelligence firm in London, on political campaigns in Massachusetts, and consulted for the Kurdish Regional Government in Erbil, Iraq. Oates has published articles in academic journals as well as mainstream media outlets including Slate and The New Republic. He hosts the Globalize and Ears podcast, a show about the institutions, borders, and trends that shape the world we live in.