Graham Allison has been named to the National Advisory Board of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. The Clinton School welcomed its first class of students in August 2005.
Michael Brown, associate director of the International Security Program (ISP) at the Belfer Center 1994-1998, was named dean at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University on August 1, 2005.
Matthew Bunn, senior research associate and acting executive director of the Belfer Center's Managing the Atom (MTA) Project, and MTA Research Associate Anthony Wier, co-authored "Securing the Bomb 2005: The New Global Imperatives." This fourth in a series of reports by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and MTA outlines international leadership roles necessary to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.
Caty Clement, Belfer Center fellow 2004-2005, has been named director of the International Crisis Group's African Program. Clement will lead Crisis Group's activities in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Shai Feldman, member of the Board of Directors of the Belfer Center and former fellow, was named the first director of the Crown Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Brandeis University. Kristina Cherniahivsky, former Belfer Center program assistant, has been named associate director of the Crown Center. The center opened in April.
Steve Fetter, a former Belfer Center fellow and senior research associate with the Managing the Atom Project, has been appointed dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland.
Jendayi Frazer, former assistant professor of Public Policy at the Belfer Center, was confirmed in September as assistant secretary of state for African Affairs. Prior to her appointment, she served as U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
Robert Frosch, senior research associate at the Belfer Center, was awarded the coveted Society Prize for Outstanding Research by the International Society for Industrial Ecology in June.
John Holdren, director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, delivered the keynote address at the July 2005 Pugwash Conference in Hiroshima, Japan, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of the city.
Richard Jones, senior fellow with the Belfer Center in 2004-2005, was named U.S. ambassador to Israel in August. Jones, who has served as ambassador to Kuwait, Kazakhstan, and Lebanon, most recently was senior advisor to the ambassador of Iraq.
Calestous Juma, director of the Belfer Center's Science, Technology and Globalization Project, was elected this spring as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his distinguished achievements in original research.
Elaine Kamarck, lecturer in Public Policy, received extensive press coverage for "The Politics of Polarization," a paper she co-authored with William Galston. The paper, published in October, argues that over the past three decades a great sorting out has occurred, leaving conservatives and religious believers mostly in the Republican Party, and liberals and seculars mostly in the Democratic Party.
Juliette Kayyem, Belfer Center lecturer in Public Policy, has been appointed to the Independent Task Force on Immigration and America's Future, a working group charged with generating workable policy ideas related to complex immigration issues.
Carlos Pascual, coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization in the U.S. State Department and a Kennedy School graduate (MPP 1982), has been named vice president and director of Foreign Policy Studies at The Brookings Institution. Pascual, who has been actively involved in Belfer Center activities, will begin his new post in February.
Robert Rotberg, director of the Belfer Center's Program on Intrastate Conflict, and Stephen Walt, academic dean of the Kennedy School, were inducted in September into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Academy is a society composed of the world's leading scientists, scholars, artists, business people, and public leaders.
John Ruggie, Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs at the Kennedy School, was appointed in July as United Nations Secretary- General Kofi Annan's special adviser on human rights and business. He served as UN assistant secretary general and adviser to Annan on strategic planning from 1997-2001.
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