Walter Russell Mead and Michael Doran Join Hudson Institute
Mead joins Hudson as a scholar of American strategy and statesmanship; Doran as a Senior Fellow specializing in Middle East affairs and national security
Nov 24, 2014, 04:15 ET
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hudson Institute announced today that Walter Russell Mead and Michael Doran have joined the Institute. In their new positions, they will write and analyze U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.
"Today's unprecedented international challenges require American strategic re-engagement and a revitalized network of allies," said Kenneth Weinstein, President and CEO of Hudson Institute. "Walter Russell Mead is one of the most influential analysts of U.S. foreign policy today. Mike Doran is a deeply insightful analyst of the Middle East. Both are widely respected experts who add depth to a growing Hudson Institute team that includes noted scholars such as Husain Haqqani, Chris DeMuth, Arthur Herman and Nina Shea."
Walter Russell Mead will analyze American foreign policy and statecraft as a non-resident scholar in American strategy and statesmanship at Hudson Institute. He will continue to serve as Editor-at-Large of The American Interest and as the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College. Until 2011, Mead was also a Brady-Johnson Distinguished Fellow in Grand Strategy at Yale, where he had taught in the Yale International Security Studies Program since 2008. Mead was a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations between 1997 and 2010, serving as the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy. He is the author of "Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001), and "God and Gold: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World" (Alfred A. Knopf, 2007).
Michael Doran will focus on Middle East security issues and defense policy as a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. Doran served in the White House under the George W. Bush administration as a senior director in the National Security Council. He also served as a senior advisor in the State Department on public diplomacy and a deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Pentagon. Before joining Hudson, Doran was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and has also held teaching positions at NYU, Princeton, and the University of Central Florida. He is the author of "Pan-Arabism before Nasser" (Oxford University Press, 2002).
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