Dagan Rossini is Fellow for the Young African Scholars (YYAS) program at Yale University. He has nearly a decade of personal and professional experience in Africa, with visits to twelve sub-Saharan countries spanning four sub-regions. Previously, Dagan worked for the African Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council in Brooklyn, NY (2013–2016). As Program Associate, he supported independent African research on conflict-affected countries and engaged firsthand with African scholars and policymakers working to promote peace on the continent. During that time he also served as APN’s photographer and Editor of Kujenga Amani, an online peacebuilding forum. Dagan has additional experience working with Putney Student Travel, Interpeace, and the International Legal Foundation. He graduated from Colgate University with a double major in Peace and Conflict Studies and Political Science.