"Current and Former Fellows at Work"
James Bieda (International Security Program (ISP) 2005-06) has been named regional manager in Korea for General Dynamics Information Technology. Bieda is a retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force.
Michael Boyle (ISP 2005-06) has been appointed assistant professor of political science at La Salle University.
Michael Horowitz (ISP 2005-07) has been appointed professor at the Browne Center for International Politics at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. He recently published his first book, The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for International Politics, which assesses factors that drive the diffusion of new military innovations throughout the international system.
Azeem Ibrahim (ISP 2008-10) has been asked by the government of Pakistan to take a key role in authoring the country's new National Economic Strategy.
Lt. Col. Robert Pope (ISP 2009-10) is now deputy branch chief of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Air Force, where he works on strategy, plans, and funding for security cooperation between the U.S. military and partner nations in the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia.
Elena Rodriguez-Vieitez (ISP/Science, Technology, and Public Policy 2008-09) has been named scientific project officer for the European Commission at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies' Sustainable Production and Consumption Unit in Sevilla, Spain.
Wang Shacheng (ISP 2007-08) won the National Social Science Fund of China for his project "Study on China's Terrorism and Intelligence-led Counterterrorism." Funded by the Chinese government, the project is influential and highly respected in China's humanistic and sociological research fields.
Margaret Sloane (ISP 2002-07) has been named associate research fellow at the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at National Defense University.
Andrea Strimling (ISP) is researching and consulting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on different tools for use in Afghanistan and other reconstruction operations.
Condolences The Belfer Center fondly remembers Karen Ballentine a former ISP fellow (1996-97) and contributor to International Security, who passed away in July after a courageous fight with cancer. Her work was dedicated to researching and understanding conflict prevention, peace building, and the economic dimensions of armed conflict. She was one of the leading experts on the links between natural resources and conflict, making her a highly sought out expert by her colleagues, the broader academic community, and the United Nations.
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