首页
<source id="3oodw" ><sup id="3oodw" ></sup></source>

      1. <s id="3oodw" ><th id="3oodw" ><small id="3oodw" ></small></th></s>
        <i id="3oodw" ><optgroup id="3oodw" ></optgroup></i>

            <input id="3oodw" ><bdo id="3oodw" ><cite id="3oodw" ></cite></bdo></input>
            <delect id="3oodw" ><ruby id="3oodw" ></ruby></delect>

            <em id="3oodw" ><progress id="3oodw" ></progress></em><input id="3oodw" ></input>
            <strike id="3oodw" ></strike>

            Our Leadership

            DIRECTORS

            Naazneen Barma
            Director
            Naazneen H. Barma is Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and one of the founders and a co-director of Bridging the Gap. Her research and teaching center on international engagement in post-conflict and developing countries. Her projects have spanned topics including peacebuilding, foreign aid, natural resource politics, and global governance, with a regional focus on Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Naazneen’s book, The Peacebuilding Puzzle: Political Order in Post-Conflict States, was published by Cambridge University Press (2017). Her research has been supported by the United States Institute of Peaceand the Minerva Research Initiative, among others, and has been published in several refereed journals and edited volumes. She is co-author of Rents to Riches? The Political Economy of Natural Resource-Led Development(World Bank, 2011), as well as co-editor of Institutions Taking Root: Building State Capacity in Challenging Contexts(World Bank, 2014) and The Political Economy Reader: Markets as Institutions(Routledge, 2008). She has also co-authored policy-oriented pieces on global political economic order that have appeared in Democracy: A Journal of IdeasForeign Policy, and The National Interest. She has over fifteen years of full-time and consulting experience with the World Bank and other aid agencies, focusing on political economy analysis as well as operational dimensions of governance and institutional reform in East Asia and the Pacific.
            Brent Durbin
            Director
            Brent Durbin is Associate Professor of Government at Smith College, where he teaches courses in U.S. foreign policy, strategic intelligence, military conflict and culture, and international relations. He also directs Smith’s Jean Picker Semester-in-Washington Program. Durbin’s research centers on the political and organizational dynamics of U.S. national security, with a particular focus on the CIA. His book The CIA and the Politics of U.S. Intelligence Reform was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. Durbin has held research fellowships at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), the University of California's Institute for Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, and Pembroke College at the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the Smith faculty, Durbin taught in the public policy program at Stanford University. He also has served as press secretary for U.S. Senator Patty Murray, and as an adviser and senior staff member on several campaigns for U.S. Congress.
            James Goldgeier
            Director
            James Goldgeier is Visiting Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a Professor at the School of International Service at American University, where he served as Dean from 2011-17. Previously, he was a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, where from 2001-05 he directed the Elliott School’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies. He also taught at Cornell University, and has held a number of public policy appointments, including Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs on the National Security Council Staff, Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Henry A. Kissinger Chair at the Library of Congress, and Edward Teller National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. In addition, he has held appointments at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Brookings Institution, and the Center for International Security and Cooperation. Dr. Goldgeier has authored or co-authored four books including: America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 (co-authored with Derek Chollet); Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy toward Russia after the Cold War (co-authored with Michael McFaul); and Not Whether But When: The U.S. Decision to Enlarge NATO. He is the recipient of the Edgar S. Furniss book award in national and international security and co-recipient of the Georgetown University Lepgold Book Prize in international relations. Among his current projects, Dr. Goldgeier is co-director of the Bridging the Gap initiative, which promotes scholarly contributions to public debate and decision making on global challenges and U.S. foreign policy, and he is co-editor of the Oxford University Press Bridging the Gap Book Series. ​ Dr. Goldgeier is past president of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (2015-2017). Dr. Goldgeier’s areas of expertise include contemporary international relations, American foreign policy, and U.S.-Europe - Russia relations. He received his M.A. and PhD in Political Science from the University of California Berkeley and his A.B., magna cum laude in Government, from Harvard University.
            Bruce Jentleson
            Director
            Bruce W. Jentleson is , and previously Director of the Terry Sanford Institute (now Sanford School) of Public Policy. He is a Global Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (where he was a Distinguished Scholar in 2014), a Non-Resident Senior Fellow of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and on the International Affairs Council of the global communications firm APCO Worldwide. In 2015-16 he was Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress. His new book is (W.W. Norton, 2018). Other recent books include American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century (5th edition, W.W. Norton, 2013), and The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of Ideas, co-authored with Steven Weber (Harvard University Press, 2010). He also has published articles in numerous journals, academic and policy, and for leading online sites. His policy and political positions include Senior Advisor to the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Director (2009-11) and senior foreign policy advisor to Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign (1999-2000). He received the American Political Science Association International Security Section's 2018 Joseph J. Kruzel Memorial Award for Distinguished Public Service. He is a co-director of the Bridging the Gap project promoting greater policy relevance among academics specializing in international affairs.
            Jordan Tama
            Director
            Jordan Tama is Associate Professor in the School of International Service at American University. His research examines the politics and processes of U.S. foreign and national security policy. His books include Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations, 6th edition (co-edited with James Thurber); Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises; and A Creative Tension: The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and Congress (co-authored with Lee Hamilton). He is currently working on a book about the drivers of bipartisanship in U.S. foreign policy. Jordan has published articles based on his research in a variety of outlets with broad readerships, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Policy. His work has been supported by the American Political Science Association, Woodrow Wilson Center, Social Science Research Council, and IBM Center for the Business of Government. He has served beyond academia as a senior foreign policy aide on Capitol Hill, a foreign policy speechwriter, and a counterterrorism and intelligence policy advisor to a presidential campaign.
            Steve Weber
            Director
            Steven Weber works at the intersection of technology markets, intellectual property regimes, and international politics. His research, teaching, and advisory work focus on the political economy of knowledge intensive industries, with special attention to health care, information technology, software, and global political economy issues relating to competitiveness. He is also a frequent contributor to scholarly and public debates on international relations and US foreign policy. One of the world’s most expert practitioners of scenario planning, Steven has worked with over a hundred companies and organizations to develop this discipline as a strategy planning tool from line businesses to the C-suite. He served as special consultant to the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and has held academic fellowships with the Council on Foreign Relations and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and was Director of the Institute of International Studies at UC Berkeley from 2003 to 2009. He now directs the Center for Long Term Cybersecurity at Berkeley. Over the last 20 years Weber has advised global companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations around the world on risk analysis, strategy, and business forecasting in the areas of international political risk, technology, and global economic change. His books include The Success of Open Source and most recently The End of Arrogance: America in the Global Competition of Ideas (co-authored with Bruce Jentleson) and Deviant Globalization: Black Market Economy in the 21st Century (co-authored with Jesse Goldhammer and Nils Gilman). He is currently finishing a new book for publication in late 2018, Beyond the Globally Integrated Enterprise, which explains how economic geography is evolving and the consequences for multinational organizations in the post financial crisis world.

            FELLOWS

            Danielle Gilbert
            New Era Fellow
            Danielle Gilbert is a PhD candidate in Political Science and a fellow with the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at the George Washington University. Her research on the causes and consequences of hostage-taking violence has been supported by the Cosmos Club, the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, and the United States Institute of Peace, among others. Danielle's work has been published in Terrorism and Political ViolencePolitical Violence @ a GlanceWar on the RocksJust Security, and the Washington Post. Prior to her graduate studies, she served four years on Capitol Hill, including as a Senior Legislative Assistant and Appropriations Associate. Danielle holds master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and George Washington University and a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale.
            Erik Lin-Greenberg
            New Era Fellow
            Erik Lin-Greenberg is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House and an incoming assistant professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research examines how emerging military technologies like drones and artificial intelligence affect conflict dynamics and the use of force. His projects explore how these technologies influence alliance relationships, crisis escalation, and public support for military operations. His work has appeared in a variety of academic and policy outlets including Security Studies, Journal of Peace Research, International Peacekeeping, The Washington Post, and Foreign Policy. Erik completed his PhD at Columbia University and an M.S. and B.S. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before entering academia, Erik served as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force and he continues to serve in the Air Force Reserve.
            Sara Plana
            New Era Fellow
            Sara Plana is a PhD student in the Department of Political Science at MIT, whose dissertation focuses on proxy warfare. Her academic interests include organizational behavior of armed groups, civil-military relations, military effectiveness, civil war, and use of force. She graduated magna cum laude with an AB in Government from Harvard University in 2012.
            Andrew Reddie
            New Era Fellow
            Andrew Reddie is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves as deputy director for the Nuclear Policy Working Group and as a researcher for the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Goldman School of Public Policy, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, and Berkeley Asia-Pacific Study Center at UC Berkeley as well as a researcher with the Project for Nuclear Gaming. He is also a Nuclear Science and Security Consortium Fellow and Bridging the Gap Fellow. He holds an MPhil in International Relations from Oxford University as well as an M.A. and a B.A. (hons.) from the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, he held research and editorial roles at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Business and Politics, the Canadian International Council, and the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. Andrew's work has appeared in a variety of academic and policy-oriented publications including Science, Journal of Cyber Policy, and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. 
            Rachel Whitlark
            New Era Fellow
            Rachel Whitlark is an Assistant Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to her appointment at Georgia Tech, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Project on Managing the Atom and International Security Program within the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She was also a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program. Her book, All Options on the Table: Nuclear Proliferation, Preventive War, and a Leader’s Decision to Intervene investigates American and Israeli decision-making regarding the use of preventive military force as a counter-proliferation strategy. The book relies on archival research and other qualitative research methods to investigate the role that leader’s prior beliefs play in the decision to consider and use military force to forestall adversarial proliferation.   Beyond the above work on preventive war and foreign policy decision-making, Whitlark has conducted research on nuclear proliferation and counter-proliferation, nuclear latency – the precursor technology central to a state’s ability to acquire either nuclear weapons or civilian nuclear energy, the use of scenarios for methodological and pedagogical purposes, and a variety of contemporary U.S. and international foreign policy challenges. Her work has been published in such journals as Security Studies, International Studies Quarterly, and International Studies Perspectives, as well as in policy journals including The Washington Quarterly, Texas National Security Review, and Survival. She offers policy contributions by addressing current and future challenges and her commentary and analysis have appeared in online outlets including War On the Rocks, The Duck of Minerva, The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, and TheWeek.com. Her research has been supported by grants from the Stanton Foundation, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Israel Foundation, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, among others. She has been a member of the Nuclear Scholars Initiative at CSIS, a participant with the Public Policy and Nuclear Threats program at IGCC, and a fellow with the Bridging the Gap Project’s New Era Conference on Foreign Policy. She received her Ph.D. in political science from the George Washington University, a master's degree from Stanford University, and a bachelor's degree also from George Washington. Prior to beginning her Ph.D., Rachel worked in a variety of capacities in the Los Angeles office of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. She is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

            STAFF

            Leila Adler
            Deputy Director
            Leila Adler serves as the Deputy Director of the Bridging the Gap project. For over 12 years, Bridging the Gap has promoted scholarly contributions to public debate and decision making on global challenges and U.S. foreign policy. It is generously funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York. She oversees all aspects of grant management as well as programming and outreach for the project. In her previous role at the School of International Service at American University, Leila served as the first ever Manager for Research Promotion and Outreach. She worked with faculty members and PhD students to raise the profile of SIS research to relevant constituencies, including public policy institutions and potential funders. She closely coordinated with SIS scholars to showcase their work on various online platforms, designed workshops on increasing citations and research impact, as well as orchestrated book launches and manuscript incubators. She previously served as an Assistant Director at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, where she managed the Washington Meetings Program in designing and executing events for CFR members, press, and the general public. Prior to her time there, she was a project associate with the RAND Corporation, focusing on the Middle East and Central Asia. Leila graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2010 with an M.A. in International Affairs and earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 2005.
            Kathryn Urban
            Program Specialist
            Kathryn comes to Bridging the Gap after completing a fellowship with Crowell & Moring International where she worked on U.S.-China下载全民体彩 engagement through bilateral relations and multilateral institutions. She has an extensive professional background in foreign policy and national security issues, having previously held positions with the Department of 下载全民体彩land Security and Monument Policy Group. Additionally, Kathryn has been involved with academic research projects based at George Washington University. She spent six months in East Africa conducting independent research on China下载全民体彩's Belt and Road Initiative and traveled to Alaska and Canada with PIRE Arctic to gather data on Arctic sustainability. Kathryn graduated George Washington University summa cum laude in December 2017 with a B.A. in International Affairs. She is a founding board member of Leading Women of Tomorrow and a staff writer for Charged Affairs.