Elijah Glantz is a Research Analyst and Project Officer for the Organised Crime and Policing Team (OCP) at RUSI. His areas of research at RUSI include sanctions policy and the use of financial investigations in tackling organised crime and corruption in the UK and globally. Additionally, Elijah is engaged in OCP’s ongoing work on policing and policy engagement with key private, academic and public sector stakeholders. He manages projects in OCP's environmental crime portfolio. In addition to supporting the team's research, he is Co-Project Manager and Lead Editor for the Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research (SHOC). Elijah’s research and project management focusses primarily on sub-Saharan Africa, with several projects spanning West, East and Central Africa throughout his time at RUSI.
Elijah holds an MSc (Distinction) in Conflict Studies from the LSE where he was awarded a distinction in his dissertation which modelled cartel fragmentation following cartel leadership removals in Mexican states from 2008-2013. He also holds a BA in Political Humanities from Sciences Po in France.
Elijah previously interned and served as and research assistant at RUSI throughout his studies.