Political Science


Cyril is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate studying comparative politics and international relations. His research focuses on efforts to improve the wellbeing of populations affected by armed conflict and displacement. His interests include interventions aimed at preventing political, community, and family violence, integration of migrants, and strengthening local governance. Cyril has previously held senior research positions at Columbia University’s Program on Forced Migration and Health, the CPC Learning Network, the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, and the Center on Child Protection and Wellbeing at the University of Indonesia. He has completed projects for a variety of partners, including the World Bank, USAID, DFAT, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF. He has a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s in Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan.