Darren Cunningham is a Financial Analyst at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, which houses the Institute of Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) as well as the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL). He manages contracts, grants, and other awards for faculty, and works closely with ESOC director Eli Berman. He holds an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from George Washington University and a B.A. in History from American University.