Curtis Goos is a Research Analyst at ACLED. He holds a BA in International Studies and French from the University of Iowa and a Master in Public Affairs from Princeton University. His thematic research interests include international migration, state-led efforts to prevent violent extremism (PVE), and peacebuilding efforts in post-conflict countries. His regional interests include Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa.

Central Asia Data Update: 2018-2020

Supplemental data collection drawing on new media sources adds 660 events to ACLED’s Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan datasets for 2018-2020. In this infographic, ACLED Central Asia and the Caucasus Research Manager Asena Karaçalti and Research Analyst Curtis Goos review the latest data. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Threats on the Frontline: Violence Targeting Humanitarian Aid Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic compounds existing vulnerabilities faced by humanitarian aid workers assisting communities in conflict-affected regions around the world. To mark World Humanitarian Day 2020, ACLED Research Analyst Curtis Goos maps political violence targeting aid workers across our coverage areas. ACLED coverage of violence targeting aid workers is enhanced by partner data from the Aid…