Gordon Adams is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center and professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program at the School of International Service, American University.
Caitlyn Antrim researches the future of the oceans, the Arctic, and the environment. Her experience as a diplomat at the Law of the Sea Conferece and the UN Conference on Environment and Development reinforce her capability as an analyst of regimes for the international commons.
Prior to starting his Senior Developmental Education Fellowship at the Stimson Center in Washington DC, Lieutenant Colonel Steven Bauman was assigned as Senior Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection. His experience spans a wide variety of f
Grants and Contracts Manager
Nakia Bell is the Grants and Contracts Manager at the Stimson Center. She is responsible for providing program budget support and analysis. Before joining Stimson, Nakia served as the Compliance Manager for Martha’s Table.
Robert Berg is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center.
Barry M. Blechman is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center -- a nonpartisan, nonprofit think-tank in Washington, D.C. He co-founded Stimson and was chairman of its Board from 1989 to 2007.
Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus
Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield is a Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center. He has served as a national security official in the administrations of Presidents Reagan, G.H.W. Bush and G.W. Bush. Amb. Bloomfield was appointed by President Bush to be the U.S.
Alex Bollfrass is a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs working on a dissertation on intelligence assessments of nuclear weapons programs.
James Borton is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson’s Southeast Asia program. Borton is a veteran editor and writer with over 25 years experience in Southeast Asia. He was an Asia Pacific correspondent for The Washington Times and still contributes op-eds and special reports from the region.
William Brown brings more than a decade of management experience to Stimson Center. He has a passion for people, and problem solving, and brings a positive energy to the office. A native Washingtonian, Brown enjoys watching his beloved Washington Football Team.
Richard Cincotta is a Political Demographer and Director of the Global Political Demography Program whose research focuses on the demographic transition and its relationships to political, economic and environmental change.
Richard P. Cronin is a Distinguished Fellow at Stimson. He works on transboundary and nontraditional security issues in Southeast Asia and the South China Sea, from a political economy perspective.
Richard T. Cupitt is Senior Associate and Director of the Partnerships in Proliferation Prevention program at Stimson. His areas of expertise include WMD nonproliferation, export controls, and foreign policy. Prior to joining Stimson, he served as the Special Coordinator for U.N.
Shannon Dick is a Research Associate with Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, where she works on issues pertaining to U.S. security assistance and the international arms trade. Dick is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a B.A.
Olivia "Liv" Dowling is a Research Associate in the Stimson Center's South Asia Program. Her research interests include South Asian nuclear stability, defense cooperation, strategic cultures, and U.S. relations with the subcontinent.
President and CEO
Brian Finlay is the President and CEO at Stimson. His areas of expertise include nonproliferation, transnational crime, counter-trafficking, supply chain security and private sector engagement.
Gillian Gayner is a Research Assistant with the South Asia program at the Stimson Center. Her research interests include South Asian geopolitics, counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategy, and confidence-building and nuclear risk-reduction measures on the Subcontinent.
Brian Goebel is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center. He is also the President of Reason in Government as well as President of 2040 Matters, LLC. He is the Founder of Sentinel Holdings, LLC, and currently serves on its Board.
Aditi Gorur is the Director of the Protecting Civilians in Conflict program at Stimson. Her primary research focus is on preventing and responding to violence against civilians, particularly in the context of peacekeeping operations.
Laicie Heeley is a Fellow with Stimson’s Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense program. Her areas of expertise include U.S.
Nonresident Research Fellow
Herbert-Burns is a leading international maritime security consultant with his own firm, Proteus Offshore & Marine Ltd; engaged in operations and security risk management projects for shipping, offshore oil and gas sector clients with operations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.
Jackie Kempfer is a Research Assistant with the Nuclear Security program at the Stimson Center. She holds a Masters of International Studies from North Carolina State University, where she concentrated on nuclear security and nonproliferation.
Pamela Kennedy is a Research Associate with the East Asia program at Stimson. She holds a M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A.
Michael Krepon co-founded the Stimson Center in 1989. He served as Stimson’s President and CEO until 2000, and continues to direct Stimson’s programming on nuclear and space issues.
Ambassador Alfredo Labbé is a senior Chilean Diplomat, serving currently as Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Especial Envoy for Nuclear and International Security.
Senior Associate & Co-Director
Sameer Lalwani is a Senior Associate and Co-Director of the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center where he researches nuclear deterrence, inter-state rivalry and crises, strategic culture, ethnic politics, civil conflict, and counter/insurgency.
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow
Jesse Marks is a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow at the Stimson Center, where he principally works with the Protecting Civilians in Conflict program. His primary research focus is civilian protection, stabilization, and peacebuilding in the Middle East, particularly in Syria.
Johanna Mendelson Forman is a Distinguished Fellow with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center, where she works on security and development issues, including regional multilateral engagement, civil-military relations and stabilization and reconstruction.
Eric Miller is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson’s Trade21 initiative, where he focuses on international economics, trade, global governance, and cybersecurity. Miller is also President of Rideau Potomac Strategy Group, a DC-based advisory group focused on assisting firms with navigating U.S., Ca
Allen Moore joined the Stimson Center as a Senior Advisor early in 2009, working primarily with the Global Health Security program until 2012 when he joined the Managing Across Boundaries initiative in the same capacity.
Agnieszka Paczynska is Associate Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University and the Principal Investigator of a United States Institute of Peace-funded project, “Emerging Powers in Post-Conflict and Transitional Settings: the New Politics of Reconstructi
Amit A. Pandya’s research interests include global migration, developments and prospects in maritime commerce, and social and economic trends in the Arab world and South Asia. His professional work consists of international law and consulting, principally on international labor and on migration.
Richard Ponzio is Director of the Just Security 2020 Program at Stimson. Previously, he directed the Global Governance Program at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, where (in a partnership with Stimson) he served as Director for the Albright-Gambari Commission on Global Security, Justice &am
Kathryn Rauhut is an attorney specializing in international security based in Vienna, Austria. She works primarily on nuclear security governance, accountability and liability issues with a focus on cybersecurity.
Alan Romberg is a Distinguished Fellow and the Director of the East Asia program at Stimson. Before joining Stimson in September 2000, he enjoyed a distinguished career working on Asian issues including 27 years in the State Department, with over 20 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.
Eleiah Sexton is the Development Manager at the Stimson Center. Her previous experience includes foundation administration as part of a philanthropy consulting firm in Detroit, Michigan, and resource development at a joint Jewish-Arab environmental NGO in Sakhnin, Israel.
Sharland is a Nonresident Fellow from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute in Canberra, where her research focuses on peacekeeping and Australia-Africa engagement.
Audel is a communications specialist with the Stimson Center. He received his Masters in Public Policy from The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs and a dual Bachelor of Arts in political science and communications from The University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Special Assistant to the President and CEO
James Siebens is the Special Assistant to the President and CEO at the Stimson Center.
Mallory Stewart is a nonresident fellow in the WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security program at the Stimson Center. Her areas of expertise include chemical and biological weapons law and policy, space security policy, U.S. missile defense, and nonproliferation and arms control law.
Rachel Stohl is a Senior Associate with Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative and directs the Conventional Defense Program. Her areas of expertise focus on issues relating to the international arms trade, including drones, small arms and light weapons, and children in armed conflict.
Senior Advisor and Consultant
Robert Suettinger currently is a Senior Advisor and Consultant at the Stimson Center, working on issues pertaining to Chinese politics. Prior to joining Stimson, he was an Analytic Director at CENTRA Technology, Inc. for nine years.
Yun Sun is a Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center. Her expertise is in Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations and China's relations with neighboring countries and authoritarian regimes.
Finance & Administration Assistant
Makayla Thompson is the Finance & Administration Assistant at Stimson Center. She assists with finance and accounting functions, administration support, and contract & grant support.
Lovely Umayam is a Project Manager with Stimson’s Managing Across Boundaries initiative.
Madeline Vellturo is a Research Associate with Stimson’s Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program.
Cindy Vestergaard is a Senior Associate with the Nuclear Safeguards program. Vestergaard was previously a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Travis Wheeler is a Research Associate in the Stimson Center’s South Asia Program. His research focuses on nuclear policy and posture, geopolitics, and maritime issues in South Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
Willmot is a Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center. She worked for the United Nations Secretariat for a number of years, in the U.N. Operations and Crisis Centre and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, including assignments with the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the U.N.