Washington, DC Faculty

Armstrong, Fulton - 120

Fulton Armstrong
Senior Fellow, American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies
BS, Linguistics, BA, Spanish, Georgetown University

James Baker

The Hon. James E. Baker
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs, by Courtesy Appointment
Director, Institute for Security Policy and Law
Professor, Law
J.D., Yale Law School, 1990

Brannen, Samuel 120

Samuel Brannen
Director, Risk and Foresight Group
Senior Fellow, International Security Program
MA, George Washington University

Len Burman 2019

Leonard Burman
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics
Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1985
Federal tax policy, budget policy, tax expenditures, the individual alternative minimum tax, the changing role of taxation in social policy.

Caplan Bennett

Bennett Caplan
President, Global Management Trade Services
Head of Secretariat, FIVS
 MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University 
International trade, economic negotiation


Christopher Casey
Analyst of International Trade and Finance Section, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division of the Congressional Research Service
PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Collins, Joseph 120

Joseph Collins
Former University Professor, National War College, NDU
Former Director of the Center for Complex Operations, National Defense University
Ph.D., Columbia University

Dalton, Melissa - 120

Melissa Dalton
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, International Security Program, and Director, Cooperative Defense Project
MA, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Daly, Robert - 120

Robert Daly
Director, Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
MA, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Das Gupta Bejoy

Bejoy Das Gupta
Chief Economist, eCurrency
D.Phil., Christ Church (Oxford)
Economic policy, capital flows, financial sector, financial inclusion, digital finance, energy transition, country risk, Asia/Pacific economies

Fekete Paul

Paul Fekete
Senior International Trade Advisor, USAID
MA, Johns Hopkins University 
International trade, economic negotiation

Freeman Constance

Constance Freeman
Former Director of the Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC) Regional Office for East and Southern Africa
PhD, University of Denver
African affairs and issues, U.S. economic policy, foreign assistance

French Philip

Philip French
Chair of International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS), U.S. Department of State
Part-time Coordinator, Department of State’s Political Military Action Team
University of California, Riverside
National security, international administrative support, diplomacy

Hederman, William - 120

William Hederman
Senior Advisor, QCoeffecient
Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania's Kleinman Center for Energy Policy
MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jacobson, Mark - 120

Mark Jacobson
Assistant Dean, Washington Programs, Maxwell School
PhD, Ohio State University

Jame Keagle

James Keagle
Director, Transforming National Security seminar series, National Defense University
PhD, Princeton University
National security, defense, Latin America

Melinda Kimble

Melinda Kimble
Senior Vice President, UN Foundation
MPA, Harvard University
Bioenergy, economics, energy sector

Mary Lovely

Mary E. Lovely
Professor, Economics
Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence
Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Peterson Institute for International Economics Nonresident Senior Fellow
Ph.D., University of Michigan
International trade and investment, China's trade and sustainable development

McFate, Sean

Sean McFate
Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Professor, Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and the National Defense University
Ph.D., London School of Economics (LSE)

McInnis, Kathleen

Kathleen McInnis
International Security Analyst, Congressional Research Service
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
MSc, The London School of Economics, currently working on her PhD in the Department of War Studies, King's College London.


Robert B. Murrett
Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
Deputy Director, Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law
M.A., Georgetown University M.S.S.I., National Defense Intelligence College
National security, international relations, military and defense strategy, leadership

Sean O'Keefe 2017

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
M.P.A., Syracuse University, 1978
Public management, national security policy and strategy, public finance and public budgeting, financial management, technology development and innovation management, executive leadership

Petzen, Barbara - 120

Barbara Petzen
Director, Training Initiatives, Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy
Director, Middle East Connections
Ed.M., University of Illinois

Pollock, David - 120

David Pollock
Bernstein Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Studies
Director, Project Fikra
PhD, Harvard University

Powers, Shawn 120

Shawn Powers
Chief Strategy Officer, US Agency for Global Media
Ph.D., USC

Reckless, Sara - 120

Sara Reckless
Transition Advisor, USAID Office of Transition Initiatives
MA, The Fletcher School 

Schneider Michael

Michael Schneider
Professor, Washington Public Diplomacy Program
Former Director, Maxwell-in-Washington
PhD, American University
Statecraft, smart power, public diplomacy

Skaluba Christopher

Christopher Skaluba
Formerly Principal Director for Strategy and Force Development, Office of the Secretary of Defense
MAIR, Syracuse University
Strategic planning, U.S. defense policy for Europe, U.S. policy for Europe and NATO

Michael Williams

Michael J. Williams
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Director, Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR), Executive Master of International Relations (EMIR) programs
Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education with Merit, 2011 University of London, United Kingdom Ph.D. in International Relations, 2006 London School of Economics & Political Science, United Kingdom M.A. with Distinction in Contemporary European History, 2003 Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany University of Bath, United Kingdom  

Yayboke, Erol - 120

Erol Yayboke
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Project on Prosperity and Development, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
MPA, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin