Experts

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.

Cybersecurity

Benjamin Brake

International Affairs Fellow

Foreign affairs analyst in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the U.S. Department of State. He previously worked in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the U.S. Senate Office of the Legislative Counsel.

Jared Cohen

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Former member of the policy planning staff under both Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton. Director of Google Ideas, Google Inc. Author of The New Digital Age.

James P. Dougherty

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Foreign Policy

Currently directing a roundtable series on technology, innovation, and American primacy. A corporate executive with extensive experience in high technology and international political economy.

Richard A. Falkenrath

Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Adjunct Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security

Expert on counterterrorism and national security issues. Former deputy assistant to President George W Bush and deputy homeland security adviser. Also former deputy commissioner for counterterrorism with the New York City Police Department.

Jennifer M. Harris

Senior Fellow

Former member of the State Department policy planning staff and a leading architect of Secretary Hillary Clinton's Economic Statecraft agenda. Former member of the National Intelligence Council Staff, with deep experience in geoeconomic issues, energy and climate security, and U.S.-China relations. Currently writing a book on the modern use of economic and financial instruments as tools of statecraft.

Raymond W. Kelly

Distinguished Visiting Fellow

CFR Distinguished Visiting Fellow and Former Commissioner of the NYPD

Karen Kornbluh

Senior Fellow for Digital Policy

Former U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, currently writing about digital policy and consulting on public policy.

Adam Segal

Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow for China Studies and Director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program

Expert on China, technology, and security. Currently leading projects on cybersecurity and cyberconflict. Recent book Advantage looks at the technological competitive advantages of Asia and the United States. Directed the Independent Task Force Report, Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet (2013).

Matthew C. Waxman

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy

Former State Department and Defense Department senior official and National Security Council staff member. Professor of international law and national security law at Columbia Law School. Currently working on CFR's Cyberconflict and Cybersecurity Initiative.