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Daniel Schneider Asst Professor School of International Service

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(202) 885-1687
SIS - School of International Service
SIS - 248
Tuesday: 2:00 - 4:00
Thursday: 2:30 - 4:30
and by appointment
JD, University of Wisconsin Law School<br> MA, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University<br> MA, History, London School of Economics<br> BA, University of Pennsylvania

Before coming to American University, Professor Daniel Schneider served as a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He was also the Department of Justice's Resident Legal Advisor to Russia. He later served as a consultant to the World Bank, the American Bar Association, and other NGOs on issues concerning corruption, the rule of law, governance, and civil society. At SIS, he teaches courses on corruption & development, transnational crime & terrorism, and international relations.
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Fall 2021

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: Responding to Atrocities

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: Responding to Atrocities

  • SISU-330 Topics in Natl Sec/Foreign Pol: Transnational Organized Crime

Spring 2022

  • SIS-712 Adv Topic Glbl Govrn Pol & Sec: Transnational Crime/Terrorism

  • SISU-230 Analysis of US Foreign Policy

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

  • "Moldova Anti-Corruption Assessment Report," USAID.   
  • "The Environment for Civic Engagement and the Role of Civil Society Organizations in Ethiopia's Poverty Reduction and Democratization Efforts," The World Bank.



Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Principal Investigator for a 30-month research project funded by the National Institute of Justice, "Evaluating and Improving Law Enforcement Cooperation in Combating Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations."

Executive Experience

  • Executive Director, Probitas International