Great Power Competition: America’s Challenges and Opportunities
Ambassador Paula Dobriansky is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and Vice Chair, Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Her high-level government positions include Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs, President’s Envoy to Northern Ireland receiving the Secretary of State’s highest honor the Distinguished Service Medal, NSC Director of European and Soviet Affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.
A member of the American Academy of Diplomacy and Council on Foreign Relations, she served on the Defense Policy Board and the Secretary of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board. Dobriansky was Senior Vice President and Director of the CFR Washington Office and was the first George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
A Fulbright-Hays scholar and Phi Beta Kappa, she received a B.S.F.S. summa cum laude, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University.