Ariel Schwartz received her BA in Government from Cornell University and MPA also from Cornell. Before attending the LBJ School, she worked as a Program Manager for the Initiative for Policy Dialogue and a Research Development Specialist at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, both at Columbia University. Her main areas of interest are international cooperation, global public goods, and development. She has recently co-founded a not for profit, Maria's Libraries, devoted to supporting a network of libraries in east Africa. Outside interests include cycling, hiking, running, doodling, and travel.
Research Interests: International Cooperation, Global Public Goods Provision, Development