Hackbarth promoted to director at the American Security Project
Alexandra Hackbarth ’15 MPA/IR has been named
director of climate and energy security at the American Security Project, a
Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on national security issues and the
appropriate use of American power.
In this new role, Hackbarth will take on
additional leadership tasks while continuing her research on how climate change
affects U.S. national security interests around the world. The American
Security Project is a non-partisan public policy and research organization that
helps cultivate strategies for responding to 21st century challenges. Founded
in 2006, ASP aims to restore American leadership around the world in order to
enhance national security while working with partners to strengthen security
interests around the globe.
Hackbarth joined the American Security Project
in 2019 as a climate security adjunct fellow. She was previously a special
advisor in the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan
Reconstruction, where she had also spent two years as congressional liaison. Hackbarth
has additional government experience as a fellow in the Office of the Under
Secretary of Defense for Policy and as a member of Senator Ron Wyden’s staff.
You can read more about Hackbarth’s work in her organization