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.

Economic Development (continued)

Peter R. Orszag

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Former director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama. Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup. Columnist for Bloomberg View.

A. Michael Spence

Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Economist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics in 2001. Author of The Next Convergence. Chairman of the Commission on Growth and Development.

Education

Peter R. Orszag

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Former director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama. Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup. Columnist for Bloomberg View.

Matthew J. Slaughter

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization

Former member of the Council of Economic Advisers. Coauthor of the Council Special Report, Global FDI Policy. Associate dean and the Signal Companies' Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Rachel B. Vogelstein

Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Former advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on global women's issues. Currently an adjunct professor of women's human rights at Georgetown University. Research focuses on the relationship between women's advancement and prosperity, stability, and security.

Emerging Markets

Robert Kahn

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics

Macroeconomist with substantial experience in public policy and markets. Current focus is on G-7 monetary and fiscal policies, financial markets, and crisis resolution.

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Journalist and researcher focusing on U.S. foreign policy, international development, women and economic development, and global entrepreneurship. Contributing editor-at-large at Newsweek/Daily Beast and author of the New York Times bestseller The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, about a young woman whose business supported her family and her community during the Taliban years.

Peter R. Orszag

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Former director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama. Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup. Columnist for Bloomberg View.

A. Michael Spence

Distinguished Visiting Fellow

Economist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics in 2001. Author of The Next Convergence. Chairman of the Commission on Growth and Development.

Foreign Aid

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Journalist and researcher focusing on U.S. foreign policy, international development, women and economic development, and global entrepreneurship. Contributing editor-at-large at Newsweek/Daily Beast and author of the New York Times bestseller The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, about a young woman whose business supported her family and her community during the Taliban years.

Carla Anne Robbins

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Award-winning journalist and national security writer. Former deputy editorial page editor for the New York Times and chief diplomatic correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. Directing a roundtable series focused on national security in an age of austerity.