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Jeremy Shapiro

Guest Speaker

Professional affiliation

Research Director, European Council on Foreign Relations

Full Biography

Jeremy Shapiro is a nonresident senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy and the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, as well as the research director for the European Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to re-joining Brookings, he was a member of the U.S. State Department’s policy planning staff, where he advised the secretary of state on U.S. policy in North Africa and the Levant. He was also the senior advisor to Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon, providing strategic guidance on a wide variety of U.S.-European foreign policy issues.

Prior to joining the State Department, Shapiro was the research director of the Center of the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution and a fellow in foreign policy studies. He was also a nonresident senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and an adjunct professor in the security studies program at Georgetown University. Shapiro has also worked as a policy analyst at RAND in Washington, D.C. He served from June to July 2009, on General Stanley McChrystal’s initial assessment team that recommended a new strategy for the NATO efforts in Afghanistan.