Jacob Dinn is from Goulds, Newfoundland. In May of 2018, Jacob graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a BA (Honours) in Political Science with a concentration in Global Studies. Jacob’s research focuses on conflict and security, particularly on multi-dyadic civil war and how external intervention and alliance formation contributes to the prolongation of conflict. While this is Jacob’s primary interest, he also enjoys studying international organizations, political economy and European politics.
Throughout his undergraduate studies, Jacob served as a Director at Large on the Memorial University Students’ Union, Chaired the Municipal Advisory Committee on Youth in St. John’s, and presented his honours thesis at the annual Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association Conference hosted at the University of Moncton. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys several outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, and assisting his parents with their beekeeping business.