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Personal profile

Dr. Adam B. Lerner works at the intersection of international political theory and international history. He has published peer-reviewed articles on the political impact of group minds, collective trauma in international politics, Indian and Israeli state-building, the politics of victimhood and ontological security. Before beginning his academic career, he was a reporter at Politico and a Henry Luce Scholar at the Caravan, a Delhi-based narrative journalism magazine.

Educational background

PhD, 2020, University of Cambridge (defended with no corrections)

MPhil, 2016, University of Cambridge (first class, with distinction)

BA, 2013, Cornell University (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude)



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions