United States Experts
Senior Fellow, Institute of International Affairs (IAI), Rome
Nicola Casarini is currently Senior Fellow for Asia at the Institute of International Affairs (IAI) in Rome. Prior to this, he was a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center; Senior Analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris; Marie Curie Research Fellow and Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.He has published works on EU foreign policy, Chinese fore...
Research Associate in Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jonathan Caverley is an assistant professor of political science at Northwestern University, where he co-chairs the Working Group on Security Studies at the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies. Professor Caverley previously served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy and as an Assistant Professor of Naval Science at Northwestern University, where he taught undergrad...
Staff Writer, The Christian Science Monitor
Correspondent, Wall Street Journal
Former Senior Economic Analyst, U.S. Embassy, Ottawa, Canada
Laura Dawson is Director of the Canada Institute. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 foreign policy influencers by the Hill Times in 2014, Dawson is a speaker, writer, and thought leader on Canada-U.S., NAFTA, TPP, and international trade issues. Previously, she served as senior advisor on economic affairs at the United States Embassy in Ottawa and taught international trade and Canada-U.S....
Professor, Shippensburg University
Head of Economics of Science and Innovation Policy Division, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences
Irina Dezhina's research interests are focused on modern Russian science policy and creation of the national inovation system. Her project at the Kennan Institute breaks away from the traditional focus on politics and society in civil society by reorienting attention to the sciences, a domain that has been shadowed by more public displays of civic identity.