Daniel J. Samet

Academia and Public Policy

Daniel J. Samet is a Ph.D. student in History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a Graduate Fellow at the Clements Center for National Security. He researches U.S. foreign policy with a focus on relations with the Middle East. Daniel previously worked at the Atlantic Council and the National Endowment for Democracy. He holds a B.A. magna cum laude in History and French from Davidson College, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and competed in cross country and track & field, and an M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Daniel’s writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the National Interest, Foreign Policy, and National Review Online, among others. He speaks French and some Hebrew and Arabic.

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