- MESc, Queen's University
- M.A., King's College
- Ph.D. in progress, University of Toronto
David Zarnett is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His doctoral research looks at why some human rights abusing states provoke more widespread attention from transnational human rights activists than others. He is a recent recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and his work has been published in Democratiya and the St. Antony’s International Review. He began his doctoral work at the University of Oxford before returning to Toronto and has degrees from Queen’s University and King’s College London.