The Protection Project Faculty Advisory Board is comprised of various leading scholars at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and The Bloomberg School of Public Health. It is with great gratitude that we acknowledge our Advisory Board.

Thomas Keaney, PH.D.

Senior Adjunct Professor of Strategic Studies and Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Institute and the Center for Strategic Education. Until 1998, professor of military strategy at National War College and director of its core courses on military thought and strategy. Most recently published (with Barry Rubin) U.S. Allies in a Changing World (2000). Dr. Keaney received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan.

Ruth Wedgwood, J.D.

Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and Director of International Law and Organization. Author of numerous articles on international law and organizations, as well as American policy in the Balkans, the use of force, operational problems of peacekeeping, international tribunals, post-conflict reconstruction and the constitutional foreign affairs power published in the American Journal of International Law, Yale Law Journal, and European Journal of International Law, as well as Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and The International Herald Tribune.

Currently senior fellow for international law and organizations at the Council on Foreign Relations, convening the United Nations Roundtable for discussions among senior members of the U.N. Secretariat, the U.N. diplomatic community, nongovernmental organizations and business on foreign policy and legal issues arising from crises in Bosnia, Kosovo and Iraq, control of chemical and biological weapons and nuclear proliferation.

Serves on the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law and the National Security Study Group of the Hart-Rudman Commission. Served as independent expert for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Previously chief of staff to the head of the criminal division in the U.S. Department of Justice and chaired the Attorney General’s working group on FBI informant and undercover guidelines.

Former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, prosecuting nuclear espionage, terrorism and smuggling of military parts to the Soviet Union and North Korea. Former executive editor of the Yale Law Journal and former law clerk to Judge Henry Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. Member of the American Law Institute, Council on Foreign Relations and Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law, and chairs research and studies program, American Society of International Law.

Was Charles H. Stockton Professor at the U.S. Naval War College (1998-99). On sabbatical leave, 2001-02, from appointment as professor of law at Yale University Law School. Professor Wedgwood received her Juris Doctor degree from Yale University Law School.

Esther Brimmer

Director of Research, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Bridget Welsh

Associate Professor of the South East Asia Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

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