Faculty have come from Bard College, Brown University, Columbia School of Journalism, the Columbia School of International Public Affairs (SIPA), New York University, the United States Military Academy, Yale University, The New York Times, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Council on Foreign Relations, Doctors Without Borders, the United Nations Development Program, and Newsweek International, among others.
BGIA Faculty Faculty have come from Bard College, Brown University, Columbia School of Journalism, the Columbia School of International Public Affairs (SIPA), New York University, the United States Military Academy, Yale University, The New York Times, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Council on Foreign Relations, Doctors Without Borders, the United Nations Development Program, and The Ford Foundation, among others.
Giles first joined Oxford Analytica in 1985 and has spent much of his career working with both the Advisory and Analysis practices.
He has been involved in a number of the company’s joint ventures, working with a range of partners from the New York Times to a cyber conflict analytics operation. Recent projects include coordinating production of a multi-country political risk index and developing an industry-specific country survey template to help a client plan its operational investments.
He taught for several years in the Government Department at the University of Essex, and holds graduate degrees from St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Founding President and CEO, Fast Foward Fund; President, Global Momenta
Senior Vice President, Rabin Martin; former Vice President, Programs, HealthRight International; former Senior Director, Country and Regional Programs, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
Julie has built a career as an innovator at the intersection of HIV, women’s health and gender equity. At Rabin Martin, she oversees a technical team focused on designing, implementing and evaluating large-scale, multi-country programs to reduce the burden of maternal mortality in the developing world.
Julie has more than 20 years of experience in global health, primarily in the non-profit sector, with broad global experience in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. She specializes in:
Developing clinical, research and advocacy programs in HIV, maternal health and family planning
Preparedness for clinical trials and access to new prevention technologies in low and middle-income countries
Providing strategic, technical and operational support for field-based practitioners and programs
Before joining Rabin Martin, Julie was Vice President of Programs at HealthRight International, where she led clinical and advocacy programs in five countries on four continents. For the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), she oversaw field programs, including vaccine preparedness, stakeholder engagement, clinical trial support and advocacy. Julie established global HIV/AIDS and maternal health programs at EngenderHealth and led HIV programing at the International Planned Parenthood Federation, where she developed new models for integration of services. She has also designed research on introduction of microbicides and women’s participation in clinical trials.
Consultant; former Vice President of Programs, International Women's Health Coalition
Novelist and military historian; novels include The Italian Secretary, and the New York Times best sellers The Alienist and its sequel, The Angel of Darkness; nonfiction works include The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians; contributing writer to New York Times, Time, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, many others. Co-founder and contributing editor, MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Professor of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley; James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College
Ilan Greenberg’s journalism has focused on foreign correspondence, human rights, international development, and science. He reported out of Central Asia and the South Caucasus since 2002, mostly while based in Kazakhstan. He has written in print and online for The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times,newyorker.com, The New Republic, GQ (UK), Slate, BBC, Foreign Policy magazine, The Wall Street Journal,and The National Interest, among other publications.
Prior to covering Central Asia he was a staff reporter for The Asian Wall Street Journal, in Hong Kong. During the 1990s he worked as a journalist in San Francisco. A 2007 – 2009 Journalism Fellow at The Asia Society, he received the 2008 Lange-Taylor Prize, awarded to writer/photographer collaborators by Duke University, and has been the recipient of a Knight International Journalism Fellowship, a Ruhr Grant from the University of Dortmund and the Erich Brost Institute for International Journalism, as well as grants from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting and The Nation Institute. In 2012 he was a writer-in-residence at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center at Duke University and a visiting public policy scholar in the national security program at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in Washington DC. He was a 2013 Reynolds Visiting Distinguished Journalist Lecturer at the University of Nevada at Reno. He is currently a professor at Bard College’s Globalization and International Affairs Program where he teaches writing on foreign affairs, and in 2013 he was a visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, in Bangalore, India. Ilan Greenberg was born in Chicago.
Publisher, Foreign Affairs magazine
Professor of Political Studies, Bard College; author of Democracy Without Justice in Spain:The Politics of Forgetting, and The Myth of Civil Society: Social Capital and Democratic Consolidation in Spain and Brazil
Walter Russell Mead
James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College and Editor-at-Large of The American Interest.
Ambassador Joseph Melrose
Former Acting United States Representative for Management and Reform at the United Nations; former United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone; former Consul General in Karachi, Pakistan
Managing Director, Global Risk Analysis at Control Risks, former correspondent Executive Editor of the Council on Foreign Relations, ex-BBC, NBC News and Radio Free Europe journalist
Michael Moran is Managing Director, Global Risk Analysis at Control Risks, and is based in the New York office. A foreign policy analyst, author and geo-strategist for investment banks and other institutions, he concentrates on macro risk and US energy, foreign policy and global economic matters. He is author of The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy and the Future of American Power, and co-author of the The Fastest Billion: The Story Behind Africa's Economic Revolution. His recent consulting work includes:
An examination of the impact of new US Environmental Protection Agency rules on the power sector. An in-depth assessment of security threats posed to a major American port by US-based activist groups. An in-depth assessment of the risks to the insurance sector of a Republican takeover of the US Senate in the midterm elections. Public relations and incident management consulting for a global mining firm suffering severe supply chain compromises. Before joining Control Risks, Michael served as head of thought leadership at the investment bank Renaissance Capital, focused primarily on global energy issues and oil and gas opportunities in frontier markets, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. Before that, as a collaborator of Dr. Nouriel Roubini, Michael served as chief geo-strategist for Roubini Global Economics and helped launch the company’s product offering and digital strategy.
Before moving to financial services, Michael spent four years running digital strategy and editorial at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he launched CFR’s Crisis Guides series, which garnered three Emmy awards and numerous other honors. He was also a senior correspondent and ran international coverage for MSNBC.com; a London-based US affairs analyst for the BBC World Service; a Munich-based senior editor for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; and, in his early career, a reporter for the Associated Press and several newspapers.
Michael is an adjunct professor of journalism at Bard College, and was the Hearst New Media Teaching Fellow at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2003. He spent over a decade as a board member of the Overseas Press Club, as well as a judge of its annual awards, and as a member of Human Rights Watch communications advisory board. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Economist, Slate, The Spectator (UK), The Guardian, and other journals, has been a guest expert on CNBC, Bloomberg, NBC News and the BBC. Michael has lectured at dozens of universities and think tanks around the world and just published a novel about the fall of the Berlin Wall.
former Vice President and Director of Public Policy, EastWest Institute; former Senior Editor, Newsweek International; author of Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power
Executive Director, HealthRight International; Director of Global Health Strategy, Research Scientist, and Associate Research Professor at the Global Institute of Public Health at New York University
Special Adviser for Counter-Terorrism and Human Rights, Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force, United Nations; former Policy Director, Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights, Amnesty International; former Executive Director, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, Yale University; former UK Special Advisor on Transitional Justice, and Head of the Crimes Against Humanity Investigation Unit, Coalition Provisional Authority (Iraq)
Relationship Manager, 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation; former Director, Global Health Group, Eurasia Group
President, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs; books include Ethics & International Affairs (ed.) and Righteous Realists; Chairman, BGIA Advisory Board
President, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, Adjunct Professor of Politics, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Professor of International Relations, U.S. Military Academy, West Point.
Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy, Bard College; lawyer in private practice
Under Secretary General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies; former Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS; former US Executive Director, Medecins Sans Frontiers
Former Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, Hamilton College; Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University; author of United Nations Justice: Legal and Judicial Reform in Governance Operations
UN Correspondent, The Nation and The Guardian; author, Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776 and The Alms Trade: Charities, Past, Present, and Future, among others
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