David Shimer

David Shimer

Guest Author

David Shimer (@davidashimer) is a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center and an expert on election security, U.S.-Russian relations, and covert action. He is the author of Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference (Knopf, June 2020), a New York Times Editors’ Choice book. His reporting and analysis have been published in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs, and he has appeared on outlets like CNN, PBS, and MSNBC to discuss the threat of foreign election interference. He is an Associate Fellow at Yale University, where he received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in history, and is pursuing a doctorate in international relations at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar.