Fort Collins, Colorado
|Kim Hoffman began work at the Fund for Peace in 2013 as a member of the Transnational Threats Program examining the relationships between terrorism, instability, and illicit nuclear and narcotics trafficking. Her current regional focuses include Turkey, the South Caucasus, and the Middle East. Prior to joining the Fund for Peace, she worked with the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project conducting open-source intel collection and analysis on political and security developments in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Kim has also worked at two NGOs in Paris, France dedicated to international migration and human rights issues.
She received her B.A. with honors in Political Science and French from St. Olaf College, where she studied international relations, terrorism and asymmetric warfare, American foreign policy, and sociopolitical development in sub-Saharan Africa. Her regional focuses included Afghanistan and West Africa, where she lived and studied abroad in Dakar, Senegal for four months. After gaining several years of relevant work experience, Kim intends to pursue a Master’s degree in international security and counter-terrorism studies with an eye to a career in intelligence analysis and foreign/defense policy development.