Experts

  • Liz is the Program Associate with the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She has prior experience consulting for a variety of multilateral and international organizations, including the World Bank, the Civil Service Agency of the Government of Liberia, and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Liz spent over two years working on local adult...
  • Founding Director of the Intrastate Conflict Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
    Robert Rotberg is the Founding Director of Harvard Kennedy School's Program on Intrastate Conflict and President Emeritus of the World Peace Foundation. He was President of Lafayette College and Academic Vice President of Tufts University, and Professor of Political Science at MIT. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was Fulbright Research Professor at the Paterson...
  • Member of the Administrative Council, International Fund for Promotion of Culture, UNESCO
  • Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, US Department of Defense
    James A. Schear of Maryland served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Partnership Strategy and Stability Operations from 2009-2013. He led efforts to help foreign partners build effective and accountable security forces, to reshape U.S. investments in stabilization missions post-Afghanistan, to navigate war-to-peace transitions, to prevent mass atrocities and to provide life-saving aid t...
  • Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
  • Managing director of Calabar Consulting and former editor of South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper
  • Associate Professor of International Affairs, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
     Paul D. Williams is Associate Professor of International Affairs and Associate Director of the Security Policy Studies Program. Dr. Williams previously taught at the Universities of Aberystwyth, Birmingham, and Warwick in the United Kingdom and has been a Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University and the University of Queensland, Australia. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at the I...
  • Lecturer, Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University.
    Dr. Getachew is an Assistant Professor in Peace and Security Studies at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He has prior experience as a visiting scholar and guest researcher at the Institute of African Studies (IAS), Zhejiang Normal University, China and the Danish Institute for International Studies in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Getachew has published...

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