Noah Higgins is the senior U.S. Government Partnerships Assistant at the U.S. Institute of Peace. In this role, he supports strategic development of U.S. government partnerships for USIP programs. He also conducts analysis on policy trends and legislation tied to U.S. foreign assistance funding.

Prior to joining the Institute, Higgins was an intern with the Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts at the U.S. Department of State. He has also interned in the National Defense University’s Center for Applied Strategic Learning and the District Office of Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02).

Higgins’ research interests are primarily focused on conflicts in post-Communist states with a particular focus on the South Caucasus and West Balkans. He is also an avid student of 19th century American political and economic history.

Higgins graduated from American University’s School of International Service with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and economics. Higgins is pursuing his master’s in security studies at Georgetown University, which he will complete in 2025.

Publications By Noah

Russia’s Ukraine War Could Offer Chance to Resolve South Caucasus Conflicts

Russia’s Ukraine War Could Offer Chance to Resolve South Caucasus Conflicts

Thursday, May 5, 2022

By: Mary Glantz, Ph.D.;  Noah Higgins

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the world’s attention has been justly focused on the war and the devastation inflicted on Ukrainian civilians. However, as the war drags on — and becomes ever more costly to Russia — policymakers in the United States and Europe must pay increasing attention to other areas where the diminution of Russia’s military reputation may upset local balances of power.

Type: Analysis and Commentary

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