Averell Schmidt is a predoctoral research fellow at the Belfer Center's International Security Program. He is a Ph.D. candidate in public policy at Harvard University. His current research focuses on the causes and consequences of states' decisions to violate, contest, or withdraw from treaties. Before beginning his doctoral studies, he was a fellow at Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, served with the Peace Corps in Morocco, fought forest fires in the Sawtooth National Forest, and worked for public policy research organizations in Sri Lanka, Israel, Georgia, and Egypt. He holds an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Lewis & Clark College.

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