Gideon Rose Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair
Gideon Rose was appointed Editor of Foreign Affairs in October 2010. He was Managing Editor of the magazine from 2000 to 2010. He has also served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council and Deputy Director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and has taught American foreign policy at Princeton and Columbia. He is the author of How Wars End (Simon & Schuster, 2010).
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan Executive Editor
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan became Executive Editor of Foreign Affairs in October 2017. He previously served as a member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and, before that, as a senior editor at the magazine. His writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The New Yorker, and his narrative history of George Marshall’s post–World War II mission to China, The China Mission, was published by WW Norton in April 2018.
Stuart Reid Managing Editor
Stuart Reid has written for such publications as The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, Politico Magazine, and Slate. He holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College. Follow him on Twitter @stuartareid.
Justin Vogt Managing Editor
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs in 2011, Justin Vogt was the managing editor of World Policy Journal. Earlier, he worked on the editorial staff of The New Yorker and as an associate producer on documentary films for Frontline. His writing has been published by The New Yorker, The New York Times, Slate, and other outlets. He holds a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in comparative literature from Brown University. Follow him on Twitter @Justin_Vogt.
Laura Secor Web Editor
Laura Secor is a journalist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications. She has served as staff editor at the New York Times op-ed page, reporter at The Boston Globe, acting executive editor of The American Prospect, and senior editor of Lingua Franca magazine. Her book, Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran, published in 2016, was a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award and the Lionel Gelber Prize. A past fellow at the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers and at the American Academy in Berlin, she has taught journalism at New York University, Bard College, and Princeton University.
Nathaniel Brown Deputy Web Editor
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, Nathaniel Brown was the deputy managing editor of National Review Online. He holds a master's degree in Slavic languages and literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor's degree, also in Slavic languages and literature, from Brown University.
Park MacDougald Staff Editor
Park MacDougald holds a master’s degree in history from Brown University and bachelor’s degrees in international affairs and history from the University of Georgia. He has written for The Awl and New York Magazine.
Alasdair Phillips-Robins Staff Editor
Alasdair Phillips-Robins holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Cambridge and was the C.D. Broad Fellow at Rice University, where he studied economics and mathematics.
Anna Boots Assistant Editor
Anna Boots holds a master's degree in Middle Eastern studies from Harvard University and bachelor's degrees in history and Law, Letters, and Society from the University of Chicago. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Morocco in 2014-2015.
Victor Brechenmacher Assistant Editor
Victor Brechenmacher holds a bachelor’s degree in international and comparative politics from Brown University. He has written for Politico Europe.
Laurel Jarombek Social Media and Audience Development Editor
Laurel Jarombek was managing editor of World Policy Journal before joining Foreign Affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Williams College.
Sarah Foster Business Operations Director
Sarah Foster holds an MS.MBA dual-degree in public and nonprofit management and information systems, a master’s in arts administration, and a bachelor’s in French language and literature from Boston University.
Jackie Shost Editorial Assistant
Jackie Shost holds a bachelor's degree in English from SUNY Geneseo with a minor in political science.
COPY AND CREATIVE
Ann Tappert Copy Editor
Ann Tappert has been a freelance manuscript editor for over ten years, working for a number of publishers on both academic and trade books. She holds a master's degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Richard Baker Art Director
Lorenz Skeeter Production Manager
Ib Ohlsson Contributing Artist
BOOK REVIEW PANEL
John Waterbury Book Reviewer: Middle East
John Waterbury served as President of the American University of Beirut (AUB) from 1998 until 2008. Before joining AUB, he was for 20 years a Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. At Princeton, he also served as Director of the Center of International Studies and as Editor of the journal World Politics. His scholarship focused on the political economy of developing countries with a special emphasis on the Middle East. His books include A Political Economy of the Middle East (with Alan Richards), The Nile Basin: National Determinants of Collective Action, and The Hydropolitics of the Nile Valley. He recently worked as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Affairs Authority of Abu Dhabi on higher education, and is currently teaching at New York University’s campus in Abu Dhabi.
Richard N. Cooper Book Reviewer: Economic, Social, and Environmental
Richard N. Cooper is Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics at Harvard University. His primary interests are International economics, including international trade and international monetary economics, international environmental and energy issues. He is author of What the Future Holds: Insights from Social Science; Prospects for the World Economy; Trade Growth in Transition Economies: Export Impediments for Central and Eastern Europe; and Boom, Crisis and Adjustment: The Macroeconomic Experiences of Developing Countries, 1970-1990.
Richard Feinberg Book Reviewer: Western Hemisphere
Richard Feinberg is Professor of International Political Economy at the University of California, San Diego's Graduate School of Global Policy and Strategy. He has previousy served as Senior Director of the National Security Council's Office of Inter-American Affairs, as President of the Inter-American Dialogue, and in the Treasury and State departments. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in European History from Brown University.
Lawrence Freedman Book Reviewer: Military, Scientific, and Technological
Sir Lawrence Freedman has been Professor of War Studies at King's College, London since 1982. In 2002 he became Head of the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy at King's College London. Before joining King's he held research appointments at Nuffield College Oxford, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, and the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1995, he was appointed Official Historian of the Falklands Campaign in 1997.
G. John Ikenberry Book Reviewer: Political and Legal
G. John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He has taught at Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania and served as Co-Director of the Lauder Institute of Pennsylvania and as a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of numerous publications, including After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint and the Rebuilding of Order after Major Wars; State Power and World Markets: The International Political Economy; and Reasons of State: Oil Politics and the Capacities of American Government.
Robert Legvold Book Reviewer: Eastern Europe/Former Soviet Republics
Robert Legvold is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He specializes in the foreign policy of the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet states, and his current research interests focus on the international relations of the post-Soviet region and their impact on the international politics of East Asia and Western Europe. He is on the Executive Committee of the Harriman Institute and was Director of Soviet Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1978-84.
Walter Russell Mead Book Reviewer: The United States
Walter Russell Mead is the James Clark Chase Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor‐at‐Large of The American Interest. From 1997 to 2010, Mr. Mead was a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, serving as the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy from 2003 until his departure. His most recent book is God and Gold: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World.
Andrew Moravcsik Book Reviewer: Western Europe
Andrew Moravcsik is Professor of Politics and International Affairs, and Director of the European Union Program, at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. From 1992 to 2004, he held similar positions at Harvard University. He has authored over 100 scholarly publications on European integration, transatlantic relations, international organization, the democratic legitimacy of multilateral institutions, and global human rights. His current research focuses on European integration, international relations theory, historical methods, and Asian regional cooperation. He is Non-Resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution and Contributing Editor of Newsweek, and has published over 100 commentaries and policy analyses in Financial Times, Prospect, Foreign Affairs, and elsewhere. His policy experience on three continents includes service as trade negotiator for the U.S. government, special assistant to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, editor of a Washington-based foreign policy journal, assistant in the press office of the European Commission, and in various other policy-related positions. He holds a BA from Stanford, an MA from Johns Hopkins (SAIS), and a PhD from Harvard University.
Andrew J. Nathan Book Reviewer: Asia and Pacific
Andrew J. Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He writes on Chinese politics and foreign policy, the comparative study of political participation and political culture, and human rights. He is also co-chair of the board of Human Rights in China, a member of the board of Freedom House, and a member of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch, Asia. His books include Chinese Democracy, The Great Wall and the Empty Fortress: China's Search for Security (with Robert S. Ross); The Tiananmen Papers (co-edited with Perry Link); and China’s New Rulers: The Secret Files (co-authored with Bruce Gilley).
Nicolas van de Walle Book Reviewer: Africa
Nicolas van de Walle is the Director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell University. He is the Jack S. Knight Professor of International Studies with an appointment in the Government Department. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington. He has taught also at Michigan State University, and has worked at The World Bank and The United Nations Development Program. He has published widely on democratization issues as well as on the politics of economic reform in Africa and on the effectiveness of foreign aid. In addition to authoring over thirty five journal articles and book chapters, he has authored African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979-1999 (2001), Democratic Experiments in Africa: Regime Transitions in Comparative Perspectives (1997), Improving Aid to Africa (1996) and Of Time and Power: Leadership Duration in the Modern World (1991). He is also the co-editor of Beyond Adjustment: The Institutional Foundations of African Development (2003), Agenda for Africa's Economic Renewal (1996) and Foreign Aid in Africa: Learning from Country Experiences (1997). He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1990. Van de Walle joined the Foreign Affairs book review panel beginning with the May/June 2004 issue.
Stephanie Solomon Chief Revenue Officer
Stephanie Solomon joined Foreign Affairs in April 2018. Most recently, she worked for Upside, a startup business travel website from the founder of Priceline.com and consulted for Columbia University’s marketing department. Prior to that, Stephanie spent 17 years at Time Inc. in a variety of senior roles across consumer marketing, finance, and strategy. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Jonathan Chung Circulation Operations Director
Jonathan Chung joined Foreign Affairs in July 2010. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Bentley University.
Nora Revenaugh Circulation Marketing Director
Nora Revenaugh holds a bachelor's degree in Writing, Literature, & Publishing from Emerson College and a papal indulgence from Benedict XVI for walking the Camino de Santiago. She has pursued other studies at the World Academy of Music & Dance in Ireland, the Cortiva Institute in Boston, and the Djerassi Resident Artist's Program in California. She was a touring Mainstage storyteller and remains on the teaching artist staff for The Moth, an NPR-affiliated non-profit.
Faiza Chowdhury Marketing Operations Coordinator
Before joining Foreign Affairs, Faiza Chowdhury was at NationSwell, where she handled membership growth as part of the NationSwell Council team. Prior to that role, Chowdhury managed all facets of customer service and operations at Anchor, a start up that helps people create their own podcasts. Chowdhury began her career at the Council on Foreign Relations as Meetings Associate on the Meetings and Membership team. She graduated from Stonybrook University with a BA in Political Science and a minor in writing.
Edward Walsh Advertising Director
Ed Walsh has been responsible for Foreign Affairs print and digital advertising sales since 2008. Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, he had an extensive background in advertising sales having worked with a variety of prominent international publishers including Conde Nast, Time Inc. and Gannett, among others. Ed has a BA from St. John’s University in NY.
Ricky Ferrer Director of Product
Michael Pasuit Senior Manager, Advertising Accounts and Operations
Michael Pasuit joined Foreign Affairs in 2001. He is responsible for the academic, publisher and non-profit advertising in the magazine. He cannot play the saxophone.
Elena Tchainikova O’Hara Senior Manager, Events and Business Development
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, Elena Tchainikova O’Hara worked at Bloomberg LP where she organized Bloomberg LINK conferences. Before that, she managed investor relations for Daiwa Securities. Elena holds an MBA in marketing and global business development from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree in Japanese studies from St. Petersburg State University in Russia.
Eloise Goldsmith Publishing Associate, Circulation
Eloise Goldsmith holds a bachelor's degree in Russian Studies from McGill University.
Grace Finlayson Publishing Associate, Advertising
Grace Finlayson started at Foreign Affairs in 2017. She holds a BA in Public Relations and Global Studies from Hofstra University.
GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS
Lisa Shields has served as Vice President, Global Communications and Media Relations, for the Council on Foreign Relations since 2003, where she is responsible for managing media relations across the nonpartisan, independent institution, its nearly 75 scholars, and President Richard N. Haass. She oversees marketing strategy and messaging for all CFR content, including publications, its award-winning website CFR.org, as well as Foreign Affairs and ForeignAffairs.com.