The HORN Institute takes pride in its research, which is central to its work. The Institute’s Research Department employs an eclectic set of qualitative and quantitative methodologies in the interrogation of important issues and problems in the greater Horn of Africa region. More specifically, the Department’s work allows the Institute to engage more deeply on issues such as conflict, peace, defense, security, governance, terrorism, and diplomacy that affect the region. These engagements are critical in advancing the Institute’s overall objectives.
The Department produces outputs such as: articles, opinion pieces, papers, infographics, and policy briefs, to inform, provoke thought, or anticipate scenarios. These, in turn, allow individuals interested in issues affecting the Horn of Africa to explore, expand, and/or understand their ideas of the region more fully. These outputs are distributed through the Institute’s: partners and partners’ networks, website, social media platforms, mainstream broadcast media, and reader subscriptions. The Institute published a book in 2017, and is currently working toward the production of two book volumes by mid-2018.
The Department is headed by the Associate Director, Research, who works with resident and non-resident Research Fellows, Junior Research Fellows, Research Assistants, and Research Interns.