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"On the Job in Washington, D.C."

Michele Flournoy: Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
Department of Defense

"On the Job in Washington, D.C."

Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Winter 2011-2012

Editor: Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications

 

Dozens of members of the Belfer Center community are currently serving or have until recently served in positions within the United States government. The group's experience and expertise span many of the international challenges confronting the nation today.

Paul Anastas: Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development; Science Advisor to the Environmental Protection Agency. Position while at Belfer Center: Senior Associate,Environment and Natural Resources Program

Rand Beers: Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate. Position while at Belfer Center: Faculty Affiliate

Jennifer C. Bulkeley: Strategist, Office of the Secretary of Defense. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program; Research Assistant, Belfer Center/Stanford Preventive Defense Project

Kurt Campbell: Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Position while at Belfer Center: Assistant Director; Research Fellow, International Security Program

Ashton B. Carter: Deputy Secretary of Defense; Previously, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. Positions while at Belfer Center: Director; Co-director, Belfer Center/Stanford Preventive Defense Project; Member, Board of Directors (on leave)

Ivo Daalder: United States Permanent Representative, Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

Paul De Sa: Chief of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, Federal Communications Commission. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program

Martin Feldstein: Former Member, White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board Current position with Belfer Center: Member, Board of Directors

Steve Fetter: Assistant Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Position while at Belfer Center: Associate, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program

Michèle Flournoy: Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

John P. Holdren: Assistant to the President for Science and Technology; Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Position while at Belfer Center: Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program; Member, Board of Directors (on leave)

Laura Holgate: Senior Director, WMD Terrorism & Threat Reduction, National Security Council. Position while at Belfer Center: Staff Assistant, International Security Program

Bonnie Jenkins: State Department Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

Juliette Kayyem: Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intergovernmental Programs. Current position with Belfer Center: Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Member, Board of Directors

Matthew Kroenig: Former Special Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

James N. Miller, Jr.: Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

Michael Nacht: Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs. Position while at Belfer Center: Assistant Director, Center for Science and International Affairs (now Belfer Center)

Daniel Poneman: Deputy Secretary of Energy. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

Samantha Power: Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs, National Security Council. Position while at Belfer Center: Director, Belfer Center Human Rights Initiative

Liz Sherwood Randall: Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, National Security Council. Position while at Belfer Center: Founding Senior Adviser, Belfer Center/Stanford Preventive Defense Project

Eric Rosenbach: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Department of Defense. Position while at Belfer Center: Executive Director for Research

Dennis Ross: Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for the Central Region. Current position with Belfer Center: Member, Belfer Center International Council

Benjamin Runkle: Professional Staff Member, House Armed Services Committee. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

Gary Samore: Coordinator for Arms Control and Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation, and Terrorism, National Security Council. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

James A. Schear: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, International Security Program

Matthew Sharp: State Department Fellow, American Institute of Physics, Washington D.C. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

Maria J. Stephan: Strategic Planner, Department of State’s Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization. Position while at Belfer Center: Research Fellow, Intrastate Conflict Program/International Security Program

Lawrence Summers: Former Director, White House National Economic Council. Current position with Belfer Center: Member, Board of Directors

Paul Volcker: Former Chair, White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Current position with Belfer Center: Member, International Council

 

For more information about this publication please contact the Belfer Center Communications Office at 617-495-9858.

For Academic Citation:

Wilke, Sharon. "On the Job in Washington, D.C.." Belfer Center Newsletter, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Winter 2011-2012.

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