Shane Szarkowski

Shane Szarkowski is the Editor in Chief of Charged Affairs, the in-house foreign policy digital journal of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP). He has four years of editorial experience involving heavy volumes of research and writing around EU institutions, renewable energy and financial policy. Shane is a recently conferred PhD (International Relations) from Oxford Brookes University where he wrote on the convergence of identity and state-building policy in Afghanistan. He is well-traveled, having lived in six countries in the past two decades, and is looking forward to settling somewhat permanently in the DC area to help cultivate the next generation of foreign policy thought leadership.