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Jon Alterman

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Vice President, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy (CSIS)

Director, Middle East Program (CSIS)

Ph.D., Harvard University

Areas of Expertise

Middle East, North Africa

Fulton Armstrong

Fulton Armstrong

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Fellow, American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies

BS, Linguistics, BA, Spanish, Georgetown University

Areas of Expertise

International relations, intelligence, Latin America, U.S. policy processes 

The Hon. James E. Baker

The Hon. James E. Baker

Professor by Courtesy Appointment, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Director, Institute for Security Policy and Law

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Professor, Law, College of Law

J.D., Yale Law School, 1990

James-Christian Blockwood

James-Christian Blockwood

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Executive Vice President, Partnership for Public Service

M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University

Areas of Expertise

National security, international relations, leadership and management, strategic planning and foresight

Bennett Caplan

Bennett Caplan

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

President, Global Management Trade Services

Head of Secretariat, FIVS

 MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University 

Areas of Expertise

International trade, international alcohol beverage regulations and policy

Christopher Casey

Christopher Casey

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Analyst of International Trade and Finance Section, Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division of the Congressional Research Service

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of Expertise

History of international relations, international law, international economic policy, refugee law, and human rights 

James Cunningham

James Cunningham

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Israel and the United Nations

B.A., Syracuse University

Areas of Expertise

National security, international relations, counter terrorism 

Robert Daly

Robert Daly

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director, Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

M.A., Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Areas of Expertise

Modern China, U.S.-China relations, U.S. foreign policy

Bejoy Das Gupta

Bejoy Das Gupta

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Chief Economist, eCurrency

D.Phil., Christ Church (Oxford)

Areas of Expertise

Global macro and capital flows, digital finance and emerging markets 

Paul Fekete

Paul Fekete

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior International Trade Advisor, USAID

MA, Johns Hopkins University

 

Areas of Expertise

International trade policy, trade and development issues, trade capacity building, Aid for Trade and World Trade Organization (WTO) issues

Philip French

Philip French

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Chair of International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS), U.S. Department of State

Part-time Coordinator, Department of State’s Political Military Action Team

B.A., University of California, Riverside, 1978

Areas of Expertise

U.S. foreign policy, international relations, Latin America 

William Hederman

William Hederman

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Advisor, QCoeffecient

Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania's Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mark Jacobson

Mark Jacobson

Assistant Dean, Washington Programs, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Global Fellow, Wilson Center

M.A., Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

Areas of Expertise

Russia and Eastern Europe, disinformation, democratic development

James Keagle

James Keagle

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director, Transforming National Security seminar series, National Defense University

Ph.D., Princeton University

Areas of Expertise

National and international security strategies and policies, American government policy and processes, emerging technologies and artificial intelligence 

Melinda Kimble

Melinda Kimble

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Vice President, UN Foundation

M.P.A., Harvard University

Areas of Expertise

Global environmental policy (including climate change), global public health, international economics 

Stephen Lennon

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Overall Site Coordinator, International Organization for Migration

M.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Columbia University

 

Areas of Expertise

Contingency operations including post-conflict political transition, counter insurgency and stability operations.  

Mary E. Lovely

Mary E. Lovely

Professor, Economics Department

Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Areas of Expertise

International trade and investment, China's trade and sustainable development

Ryan McCarthy

Maxwell Dean’s Scholar in Residence

24th U.S. Secretary of the Army (2019-2021)

MBA, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business 

Areas of Expertise

Defense

Sean McFate

Sean McFate

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Professor, The National Defense University, College of International Security Affairs

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council

Ph.D., London School of Economics (LSE)

Areas of Expertise

Grand strategy, national security, future warfare

Kathleen McInnis

Kathleen McInnis

Adjunct Faculty, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Specialist in International Security, Congressional Research Service

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Transatlantic Security Initiative and Forward Defense Practice.

Ph.D., Department of War Studies, King’s College London. 

Robert B. Murrett

Robert B. Murrett

Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Deputy Director, Institute for Security Policy and Law

M.A., Georgetown University
M.S.S.I., National Defense Intelligence College

Areas of Expertise

National security, international relations, military and defense strategy, leadership

Sean O'Keefe

Sean O'Keefe

University Professor

Howard G. and S. Louise Phanstiel Chair in Strategic Management and Leadership

Distinguished Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

M.P.A., Syracuse University, 1978

Areas of Expertise

Public management, national security policy and strategy, public finance and public budgeting, financial management, technology development and innovation management, executive leadership

Kristen Patel

Kristen Patel

Professor, Policy Studies

Donald P. and Margaret Curry Gregg Professor of Practice in Korean and East Asian Affairs

M.A., Duke University

 

Areas of Expertise

Intelligence

Barbara Petzen

Barbara Petzen

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director, Training Initiatives, Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Director, Middle East Connections

Ed.M., University of Illinois

Areas of Expertise

Leadership, communication, learning design

Shawn Powers

Shawn Powers

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Chief Strategy Officer, U.S. Agency for Global Media

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Sara Reckless

Sara Reckless

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Senior Transition Advisor, USAID Office of Transition Initiatives

M.A., The Fletcher School 

Areas of Expertise

Political transitions, conflict prevention and stabilization, countering violent extremism

Tammy Schultz

Tammy Schultz

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director of National Security and Professor of Strategic Studies, U.S. Marine Corps War College

Ph.D., Georgetown University 

Areas of Expertise

National security, defense policy, U.S. government civilian power 

Jamie Shea

Jamie Shea

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Visiting Professor, the Strategy and Security Institute, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Member, Group of Strategic Advisors, NATO Special Operations Forces Command, SHAPE, Belgium

Ph.D., University of Surrey; Ph.D., National School of Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania.  

Michael Shurkin

Michael Shurkin

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director of Global Programs, 14 North Strategies

Founder and President of Shurbros Global Strategies

Ph.D., Yale University

Arthur Sidney

Arthur Sidney

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Vice President of Public Policy, Computer & Communications Industry Association

LL.M., American University, Washington College of Law

Areas of Expertise

International trade, technology policy, public policy, Congress, agencies and the courts

Michael J. Williams

Michael J. Williams

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Director, Master of Arts in International Relations, Executive Master's in International Relations programs

Ph.D., London School of Economics & Political Science, 2006

Erol Yayboke

Erol Yayboke

Adjunct Professor, Maxwell in Washington, D.C.

Director and Senior Fellow, Project on Fragility and Mobility

M.P.A., LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin

Areas of Expertise

Climate change, geopolitics and international Security, governance and rule of law, human mobility, humanitarian assistance, international development, technology and innovation, U.S. development policy

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