March 16, 2009
"Report from the Commission on U.S. Policy Toward Russia -- The Right Direction for U.S. Policy Toward Russia"
By Sasha Talcott, Former Director of Communications and Outreach
With the leadership of the Bipartisan Commission on U.S. Policy towards Russia, established by the Belfer Center at Harvard Kennedy School and the Nixon Center in Washington, Belfer Center Director Graham Allison met last week in Moscow with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
March 4, 2009
"Sir John Gieve Named Senior Fellow with Harvard Kennedy Schoolís Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs"
By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications
Sir John Gieve, former deputy governor of Bank of England, has been named senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He will work on the international economic crisis and on the differing UK and US approaches to countering terrorism.
March 3, 2009
Ambassador Paula Dobriansky, former under secretary of state for democracy and global affairs under President George W. Bush, will join Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs as a senior fellow, Belfer Center director Graham Allison announced today.
March 2, 2009
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, PDP Founding Senior Advisor and CISAC Senior Research Scholar, has been named special assistant to the president and senior director for European affairs at the National Security Council.
February 26, 2009
PDP Co-Director Ashton Carter Nominated as Pentagonís Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
President Obama has nominated PDP Co-Director Dr. Ashton B. Carter to serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L).
February 26, 2009
Harvard Kennedy Schoolís Ashton Carter Nominated as Pentagonís Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
By Beth Maclin, Former Communications Assistant, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Ashton B. Carter, Former Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project, Harvard & Stanford Universities
President Barack Obama announced Monday that he has nominated Dr. Ashton B. Carter to serve as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
January 29, 2009
William H. Tobey Named Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy Schoolís Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
William H. Tobey, deputy administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) from 2006 to 2009 and a Harvard Kennedy School graduate (MPP ‘84), will start February 2nd as a senior fellow at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he will work with the Center’s nuclear team.
January 6, 2009
Dr. Ashton B. Carter, Co-Director of the Preventive Defense Project, was recently invited to become a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy (AAD). Carter was invited to join AAD based on his continued contributions to American diplomacy, particularly his work on denuclearization of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus; his negotiations with the North Koreans, and his chairmanship of the NATO High Level Group.
December 20, 2008
By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications, Sasha Talcott, Former Director of Communications and Outreach and John P. Holdren, Former Director and Faculty Chair, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program
President-elect Barack Obama announced in his radio address Saturday that he has selected Harvard's John P. Holdren to serve as Assistant to the President for Science and Technology in the new administration. The post, popularly known as "the President's science advisor," also includes directorship of the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President and requires Senate confirmation.
December 2, 2008
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, director of the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence at the U.S. Department of Energy and former head of the Central Intelligence Agency's WMD and terrorism efforts, will join the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center as a senior fellow on January 19, 2009.