• 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...
  • President of Goldwyn Global Strategies LLC and former special envoy and international energy coordinator at the US Department of State
  • Former British Ambassador to Sudan and Tunisia
    Alan Goulty retired in 2008 after 40 years service in the British Diplomatic Service, including postings as Ambassador to Tunisia (2004-8) and Sudan (1995-9), and as the UK Special Representative for Sudan (2002-4) and Darfur (2005-6), when he led the UK team in the Naivasha and Abuja peace talks.  He was Director (Assistant Secretary-equivalent) for the Middle East and North Africa in t...
  • President of the African Development Bank
  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa
    Francis Kornegay, a native of Detroit, Michigan is a permanent resident in South Africa. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Global Dialogue, University of South Africa. One of South Africa’s renown students of global geopolitical and strategic trends, Kornegay is a long-term analyst of global South and emerging power dynamics and US foreign policy. As such, he recently produced...
  • Director of Institute of Human Rights and Dignity, Center of Research and Action for Peace
  • Associate Professor of Government, American University
    Adrienne LeBas (PhD, Columbia University) is Associate Professor of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University. Prior to joining AU, LeBas was a Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and Assistant Professor of Political Science and African Studies at Michigan State University. Her research interests include social movements, democratization, and po...
  • Former Director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.
    STEVE MCDONALD, now serving as a Public Policy Scholar (PPS) at the Center, began his association with the Woodrow Wilson Center in 2002 when he was hired as a consultant to help administer a post-conflict reconciliation project in Burundi.  He remained in that capacity, expanding that work to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Liberia, until 2008.  At that time, McDonald was asked...
  • International consultant on petroleum and minerals policies and taxation, and former senior adviser at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
  • Program Officer, Ghana Center for Democratic Development