Dani Nedal (PhD, Georgetown University) is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, jointly appointed at the Department of Political Science and the Munk School. His work focuses on topics related to global security and international order. His research focuses on topics of global security and international order. He is writing a book entitled Urban Warfare and Urban Peace, exploring the relationship between urban geography and interstate conflict. His work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals, books, and outlets aimed at policy-makers and the broader public. A full list of ongoing projects and publications is available on his website.
Nedal has previously taught at Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Politics and Strategy, the U.S. Army War College’s Department of National Security and Strategy, and Georgetown University. In 2019 he received a Wimmer Faculty Fellowship for innovative teaching on critical reading. He has held fellowships at MIT’s Security Studies Program (Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow), Yale University’s International Security Studies program (Smith Richardson Predoctoral Fellow) and the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (Research Fellow on ESRC and AHRC-funded project on Trust-Building in Nuclear Worlds). He has also worked with International Studies Quarterly, Aberystwyth University, Getulio Vargas Foundation, and the China-Brazil Business Council.