Jim Baird

Former Communications Director

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Jim Baird is the communications director at Stimson where he oversees the center’s daily communications operations and strategic planning. Before joining Stimson, Baird served four years directing the peace and security work for ReThink Media. Prior to that, he worked in communications and research capacities on political campaigns in the U.S. and U.K. Baird has a Master of Science in politics and communication from The London School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and political science from The Ohio State University. 

Contact Information:
[email protected]
(202) 478-3413

Research & Writing

David The Goliath

By Jim Baird I didn’t know much about Washington when I first arrived in the summer of 2010. Like many, I had to learn a lot quick. Or at least try to. That summer the Obama administration was seeking the advice and consent of the Senate to ratify the…

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