Renard Sexton is an expert on international affairs, specializing in conflict, natural resources and international development. He has worked and written for the United Nations, NGOs and for journalistic publications, having lived and worked on five continents.
Sexton has contributed to the New York Times’ blog FiveThirtyEight, the Guardian (UK), the Independent (UK), Foreign Policy (US), Humanitaires en mouvement (France) as well as contributing to numerous U.N. reports, projects and documents. He has lived for extended periods in Afghanistan, Ecuador, Switzerland and the US, having also done substantial fieldwork in Sierra Leone, Jamaica, Haiti and India.
He is presently carrying out his doctoral studies in the Department of Politics at New York University, supported by a McCracken Fellowship. You can write him at renard.sexton (at) nyu.edu