Ken Sofer was a summer fellow with the Resource Security Program at New America where he worked on the intersection between climate change, resource competition, and international security. Sofer is a John Parker Compton Memorial Fellow and a Center for International and Strategic Studies Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University where his research focuses on international affairs and science, technology, and environmental policy. Sofer previously worked at the Center for American Progress, where he was the associate director for national security and international policy, managing the team’s research, outreach, and operations. Sofer graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in international relations and political science. He is originally from Hermosa Beach, Calif.