Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
Dr. Paul Holtom is a Nonresident Fellow with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at Stimson, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University (UK).
Emma Myers is a Research Assistant with the Partnerships in Security and Development program at Stimson, where she works on environmental security. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia.