Andrew Peek

Predoctoral Fellow  | Clements Center
Andrew Peek

Andrew is a predoctoral fellow at the Clements Center at the University of Texas, where he is completing his Ph.D. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University under Dr. Eliot Cohen.  His research focuses on revisionist states, their proxies, and civil war.  He is also a frequent commentator on foreign affairs in the media.  Previously he served as an intelligence officer for U.S. special operations forces and a personal advisor to General John Allen, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan.  During the 2016 presidential transition, Andrew served on the State Department landing team as the lead policy staffer for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.  He holds a Master’s degree from Harvard and a Bachelor’s degree with high honors from Princeton.