Miles Abadilla produces and manages Stimson's digital media content and assists with pre- and post-production duties of live events at the Center.
Gordon Adams is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center and professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program at the School of International Service, American University.
Executive Director, Rule of Law Committee for the Oceans
Caitlyn Antrim researches the future of the oceans, the Arctic, and the environment. Her experience as a diplomat at the Law of the Sea Conferece and the UN Conference on Environment and Development reinforce her capability as an analyst of regimes for the international commons.
Jim Baird is the communications director at Stimson where he oversees the center’s daily communications operations and strategic planning. Before joining Stimson, Baird served four years directing the peace and security work for ReThink Media.
Grants and Contracts Manager
Nakia Bell is the Grants and Contracts Manager at the Stimson Center. She is responsible for providing program budget support and analysis. Before joining Stimson, Nakia served as the Compliance Manager for Martha’s Table.
Robert Berg is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center.
Johan Bergenas is a Senior Associate and Director of the Partnerships in Security and Development program. One of Bergenas' current primary focus is "natural security" – the interlinkages between environmental challenges and U.S.
Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus
Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield is a Distinguished Fellow and Chairman Emeritus at the Stimson Center. He has served as a national security official in the administrations of Presidents Reagan, G.H.W. Bush and G.W. Bush. Amb. Bloomfield was appointed by President Bush to be the U.S.
Alex Bollfrass is a Ph.D. candidate at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs working on a dissertation on intelligence assessments of nuclear weapons programs.
Office Coordinator and Receptionist
William Brown brings more than a decade of management experience to Stimson Center. He has a passion for people, and problem solving, and brings a positive energy to the office. A native Washingtonian, William enjoys watching his beloved Washington Football Team.
Dr. Richard Cincotta is a Political Demographer and Director of the Global Political Demography Program whose research focuses on the demographic transition and its relationships to political, economic and environmental change.
Richard P. Cronin is a Distinguished Fellow at Stimson. He works on transboundary and nontraditional security issues in Southeast Asia and the South China Sea, from a political economy perspective.
Shannon Dick is a Research Associate with Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, where she works on issues pertaining to U.S. security assistance and the international arms trade. Dick is a graduate of UC Berkeley and holds a B.A.
President and CEO
Brian Finlay is the President and CEO at Stimson. His areas of expertise include nonproliferation, transnational crime, counter-trafficking, supply chain security and private sector engagement.
Aditi Gorur is the Director of the Protecting Civilians in Conflict program at Stimson. Her primary research focus is on preventing and responding to violence against civilians, particularly in the context of peacekeeping operations.
Hannah E. Haegeland is a Research Associate in Stimson's South Asia Program working on nuclear security, crisis escalation and management, and regional politics.
Nonresident Research Fellow
Herbert-Burns is a leading international maritime security consultant with his own firm, Proteus Offshore & Marine Ltd; engaged in operations and security risk management projects for shipping, offshore oil and gas sector clients with operations in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.
Melissa S. Hersh brings 20 years of experience operating at the nexus of commercial and public sector policy and operations. Her areas of expertise include: global public health and biosecurity, Unmanned Systems (drones), disaster preparedness and response, and nuclear energy.
Pamela Kennedy is a Research Associate with the East Asia program at Stimson. She holds a M.A. in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and an B.A.
Michael Krepon co-founded the Stimson Center in 1989. He served as Stimson’s President and CEO until 2000, and continues to direct Stimson’s programming on nuclear and space issues.
Distinguished Fellow and President Emeritus
Ellen Laipson is a Distinguished Fellow and President Emeritus of Stimson. Laipson joined Stimson in 2002, after 25 years of government service. Her last post was Vice Chair of the National Intelligence Council (1997-2002).
Deputy Director/Senior Associate
Sameer Lalwani is a Senior Associate and Deputy Director for Stimson’s South Asia program. From 2014-15, Lalwani was a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the RAND Corporation. He completed his Ph.D.
Faiqa Mahmood is a Visiting Fellow at the South Asia Program of the Stimson Center, where she is currently conducting research on the nuclear discourse in Pakistan. Ms.
United States Air Force’s National Defense Fellow
Lieutenant Colonel Makros currently serves as the United States Air Force’s National Defense Fellow at the Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington D.C. Prior to this assignment, Col.
Johanna Mendelson Forman is a Senior Advisor with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center, where she works on security and development issues, including regional multilateral engagement, civil-military relations and stabilization and reconstruction.
David Michel is a Nonresident Fellow of the Environmental Security program. His work explores emerging governance challenges and security risks posed by global environmental change.
Eric Miller is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson’s Trade21 initiative, where he focuses on international economics, trade, global governance, and cybersecurity. Miller is also President of Rideau Potomac Strategy Group, a DC-based advisory group focused on assisting firms with navigating U.S., Ca
Allen Moore joined the Stimson Center as a Senior Advisor early in 2009, working primarily with the Global Health Security program until 2012 when he joined the Managing Across Boundaries initiative in the same capacity.
Emma Myers is a Research Assistant with the Partnerships in Security and Development program at Stimson, where she works on environmental security. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia.
Agnieszka Paczynska is Associate Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University and the Principal Investigator of a United States Institute of Peace-funded project, “Emerging Powers in Post-Conflict and Transitional Settings: the New Politics of Reconstructi
Amit A. Pandya’s research interests include global migration, developments and prospects in maritime commerce, and social and economic trends in the Arab world and South Asia. His professional work consists of international law and consulting, principally on international labor and on migration.
Richard Ponzio is a Nonresident Fellow of the Just Security 2020: Advancing the Recommendations of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance program at Stimson.
Kathryn Rauhut is an attorney specializing in international security based in Vienna, Austria. She works primarily on nuclear security governance, accountability and liability issues with a focus on cybersecurity.
Alan Romberg is a Distinguished Fellow and the Director of the East Asia program at Stimson. Before joining Stimson in September 2000, he enjoyed a distinguished career working on Asian issues including 27 years in the State Department, with over 20 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.
Eleiah Sexton is the Development Manager at the Stimson Center. Her previous experience includes foundation administration as part of a philanthropy consulting firm in Detroit, Michigan, and resource development at a joint Jewish-Arab environmental NGO in Sakhnin, Israel.
Amanda Shaver is a Research Assistant with the Partnerships in Security and Development program at the Stimson Center. Prior to joining Stimson, Shaver interned for the Obama Administration in the Office of the Vice President. She also interned for the Department of State in Rome, Italy. Shaver h
Special Assistant to the President and CEO
James Siebens is the Special Assistant to the President and CEO at the Stimson Center. Siebens is also currently a data analyst with START at the University of Maryland, where he is working part-time on a Defense Department project related to Gray Zone conflict.
Rachel Stohl is a Senior Associate with Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative and directs the Conventional Defense Program. Her areas of expertise focus on issues relating to the international arms trade, including drones, small arms and light weapons, and children in armed conflict.
Senior Advisor and Consultant
Robert Suettinger currently is a Senior Advisor and Consultant at the Stimson Center, working on issues pertaining to Chinese politics. Prior to joining Stimson, he was an Analytic Director at CENTRA Technology, Inc. for nine years.
Yuki Tatsumi was appointed Senior Associate of the East Asia program at the Stimson Center in September 2008 after serving as a research fellow since 2004.
Finance & Administration Assistant
Makayla Thompson is the Finance & Administration Assistant at Stimson Center. She assists with finance and accounting functions, administration support, and contract & grant support.
Akriti Vasudeva is a Research Associate with the South Asia program at the Stimson Center. She is Editor of South Asian Voices, an online magazine featuring strategic analysis and commentary from rising South Asian analysts and scholars.
Madeline Vellturo is a Research Associate with Stimson’s Protecting Civilians in Conflict Program.
Courtney Weatherby is a Research Analyst with the Southeast Asia program at Stimson.