The Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's "think tank"—is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the Printable CFR Experts Guide.
Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program
Author of the book Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East (Random House, 2010). Contributing author to Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President (Brookings Institution Press, 2008). Coauthor of Strategic Foreign Assistance: Civil Society in International Security (Hoover Institution Press, 2006).
Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia
Former State Department policy planning staff member. Current work focuses on U.S. policy in South Asia, especially Pakistan and India.
Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School. Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan, former advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, former member of State Department policy planning staff handling Northern Ireland peace process, Iran, Syria, and relations with the Muslim world.
Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow
Reporter with the New York Times in Pakistan. Currently working on a book on Pakistan with a focus on the tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan.