Don Casler is a second year Ph.D. student in political science, studying topics at the intersection of international security and political economy. His research interests include foreign policy decision making, nuclear proliferation and strategy, and the security implications of financial crises.
Don received a B.A. from Dartmouth College in June 2014, where he graduated cum laude and was awarded high honors for his senior thesis, Brasher With the Bomb? The Effects of Nuclear Weapons on Interstate Aggression. Prior to attending Columbia, Don was a management consultant at Alvarez & Marsal in New York and worked on a variety of projects in the realms of financial services and financial inclusion.