Shannon Boehm

Shannon Boehm is a second-year Master of Public and International Affairs student at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). She is currently a Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies Fellow and Team Lead of a Ridgway graduate working group, assessing the extremist Boogaloo Movement. Shannon previously participated in a working group partnered with the FBI Pittsburgh Field Office focused on emerging voting technologies that may safeguard election security. Shannon is also a member of the executive leadership board and founding member of Pitt’s chapter of Women In International Security (WIIS). Her research interests include civil wars, conflict within asymmetric environments and grey zones, as well as Russian interference and intervention in international institutions and foreign states. Shannon holds a BA from Washington & Jefferson College in history with a minor in English and concentration in conflict and resolution studies.