Shannon Boehm

  • MPIA-HS 2021

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. Shannon has participated in a graduate working group for the Ridgway Center partnered with the FBI Pittsburgh Field Office, focused on emerging voting technologies that may safeguard election security in American elections. She assumed the position of Team Lead of the group for the 2020-2021 year, assessing the extremist Boogaloo Movement. Her research interests include civil war, conflict within asymmetric environments and grey zones, as well as Russian interreference 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.

Education & Training

  • History BA, Washington and Jefferson College