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Geneive Abdo
Fellow
Middle East/Southwest Asia

Gordon Adams
Distinguished Fellow
Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense

Johan Bergenas
Deputy Director
Managing Across Boundaries

Barry Blechman
Co-Founder/Distinguished Fellow
Unblocking the Road to Zero

Richard Cincotta
Demographer in Residence

Richard Cronin
Senior Associate
Southeast Asia

Debra Decker
Senior Advisor
Managing Across Boundaries

William Durch
Senior Associate
Future of Peace Operations

Brian Finlay
Managing Director | Senior Associate
Managing Across Boundaries

Alison Giffen
Senior Associate
Future of Peace Operations

Michael Krepon
Co-Founder/Senior Associate
South Asia
Space Security

Ellen Laipson
President and CEO
Middle East/Southwest Asia

Johanna Mendelson Forman
Senior Advisor
Managing Across Boundaries

David Michel
Senior Associate | Director
Environmental Security

Allen Moore
Senior Advisor
Managing Across Boundaries

Nathaniel F. Olson
Research Associate
Managing Across Boundaries

Ricky Passarelli
Research Associate
Environmental Security

Cheryl L. Ramp
Executive Vice President and COO

Alan D. Romberg
Distinguished Fellow
East Asia

Russell Rumbaugh
Director, Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense, and Senior Associate
Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense

Gerson Sher
Senior Advisor
Managing Across Boundaries

Rachel Stohl
Senior Associate
Managing Across Boundaries

Yun Sun
Fellow
East Asia

Yuki Tatsumi
Senior Associate
East Asia

Joshua T. White
Deputy Director
South Asia

Mona Yacoubian
Senior Advisor, Middle East | Project Director, Pathways to Progress
Middle East/Southwest Asia

Affiliates

Ambassador Ochieng Adala
Visiting Fellow
Managing Across Boundaries

Caitlyn Antrim
Executive Director, Rule of Law Committee for the Oceans
Environmental Security

Elizabeth Chalecki
Non-Resident Research Fellow
Environmental Security

O’Neil Hamilton
Visiting Fellow
Managing Across Boundaries

Rupert Herbert-Burns
Maritime Security Expert | Consultant
Environmental Security

Paul Holtom
Visiting Fellow
Managing Across Boundaries

Alistair Millar
Affiliate
Managing Across Boundaries

Col. Takuya Saito
Visiting Fellow
East Asia