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).

Jonathan Tepperman Managing Editor
Jonathan Tepperman was appointed Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs in January 2011. He previously worked at Foreign Affairs from 1998-2006 before moving to Newsweek International, where he was Deputy Editor in charge of Asia, Europe, Africa, and Middle East coverage, and then to Eurasia Group, where he was Managing Editor and a director. He has written for a range of publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The International Herald Tribune, The New Republic, The American Prospect, and others. He has law degrees from Oxford and New York University.

Kathryn Allawala Deputy Managing Editor
Kathryn Allawala joined Foreign Affairs in March 2007. She holds a master’s degree in political science from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Follow her on Twitter @kallawala.

Stuart Reid Deputy Managing Editor
Stuart Reid holds a bachelor's degree in government from Dartmouth College. He has written for such publications as Politico Magazine, The Washington Monthly, and The New Republic. Follow him on Twitter @stuartareid.

Justin Vogt Deputy Managing Editor
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, 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, Slate, The Washington Monthly, 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.

Rebecca Chao Deputy Web Editor
Rebecca Chao previously worked for CNN’s China bureau and as an international editor at Personal Democracy Media. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, and The Christian Science Monitor. She holds a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in English from Johns Hopkins University.

Brian O'Connor Deputy Web Editor
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, Brian O'Connor was the U.S. politics editor at Palgrave Macmillan and the senior Web editor at The Brooklyn Quarterly. He has written for The New Republic, The Awl, and other publications. Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Government and Literature from Manhattan College. Follow him on Twitter @briantoconnor_.

Nikita Lalwani Staff Editor
Before joining Foreign Affairs, Nikita Lalwani worked for The Wall Street Journal in New Delhi, India, and The Boston Globe in Boston. She holds a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing from Yale University.

Simon Engler Assistant Editor
Before joining Foreign Affairs, Simon Engler worked for Foreign Policy in Washington, DC. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history and German studies from Brown University.

Sam Winter-Levy Assistant Editor
Sam Winter-Levy holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Oxford University and was the Von Clemm Fellow at Harvard, where he studied international relations.

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.

Lorenz Skeeter Production Manager

Ib Ohlsson Contributing Artist

Sarah Foster Business Administrator
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.

Christine Clark Editorial Assistant
Christine Clark holds a bachelor's degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. She previously worked at the American University in Cairo and for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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 International Relations and Pacific Studies. 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.

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.


Lynda Hammes Publisher
Lynda Hammes joined the magazine in 2003, and became publisher in 2012. Her favorite pieces from the archive include the Clash of Ideas and Robert Sapolsky's article on what primatology can tell us about war & peace.

Emilie Harkin Marketing Director
Prior to joining Foreign Affairs as the senior marketing manager in August 2007, Emilie Harkin worked at The New Republic as the Associate Director/Online.

Stacy Han Senior Product Manager
Before joining Foreign Affairs in 2012, Stacy Han was a senior product manager on the Branded Experiences team at AOL Huffington Post. She has a Bachelor degree in International Relations from San Francisco State University and an Masters from New York University where she focused her studies on political media.

Jonathan Chung Business Operations Manager
Jonathan Chung joined Foreign Affairs in July 2010. He holds a BS in marketing from Bentley University.

Richard Wanderer Regional Manager
Before joining the sales staff of Foreign Affairs in 2004 to handle west coast advertising sales, Richard Wanderer has been a career advertising salesman for other major publishing companies. Mr. Wanderer is also an attorney and a member of the California Bar. He has devoted considerable spare time in the past for pro bono causes.

Michael Pasuit Senior Account Manager

Edward Walsh Advertising Director

Carolina Aguilar Manager, Business Development

Rene Perez Advertising Sales Account Executive
Rene joined Foreign Affairs in November 2013. In his role, he works to establish corporate and digital partnerships for the magazine. Prior to joining Foreign Affairs, Rene was an Account Executive at the Clinton Global Initiative. He holds a B.S. in Sports Management from St. John’s University.

Clifford Hunt Publishing Associate
Cliff joined Foreign Affairs in July 2014. He holds a B.A. in International Relations from Morehouse College. He previously worked at the Council on Foreign Relations. 

Digital Operations

Tom Davey Director, Web Management and Development

CFR's Web Management and Development Department operates,, and other CFR Web properties.

Tom began creating e-marketing content on the newly commercialized World Wide Web in 1995. He worked in California’s Silicon Valley to help build innovative business-to-business sites for firms like Cisco Systems and 3Com Corporation. He later moved into website management with positions at venture-funded firms Linuxcare and Juice Software.

Prior to the start of the 90's tech boom Tom studied for the English Ph.D. at UCLA. His theoretical work centered on what the discipline grandly called "post-print culture," i.e., the cultural consequences of digital reading and writing technologies, particularly hypertext.

Tom joined the Council on Foreign Relations in February 2003. More at

Cree Frappier Deputy Director, Web Management and Development
Mr. Frappier joined the Council on Foreign Relations in 1999 and is Deputy Director for Website Management and Development. The office oversees the online initiatives for the Council, including and Prior to joining the Council, he worked as a website design consultant.

Eric Spector Development Operations Manager

Anique Halliday Senior Product Manager, Foreign Affairs Anique Halliday joined Foreign Affairs in February 2013. An award-winning digital producer with over a decade in the field, Anique has worked for a range of companies and organizations in New York City and abroad including Saveur magazine, the Women's Environment and Development Organization, and Learning Matters, a PBS-affiliated television production company. She manages digital product development for the magazine and managed the website redesign process and launch. You can follow her musings about tech, politics, hip hop, and art on Twitter @aniquenyc.

Angel Trajkov Web Developer

Shad Todd Web Developer

Karen Mandel Quality Assurance Lead

Frank Brunetti Web Production Associate
Frank Brunetti is a freelance Web developer living in Brooklyn, New York. He produces all of the Web pages at and its Spanish-language site, Prior to joining the Foreign Affairs Web team in April 2003, Frank produced the Web site at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.


Global Communication and Media Relations

Lisa Shields

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, as well as Foreign Affairs, its editor Gideon Rose, and