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New Security Beat is the blog of the Environmental Change and Security Program, with contributions from the Maternal Health Initiative, China Environment Forum, Urban Sustinability Laboratory, and Global Sustainability and Resilience Program.

Since 2007, New Security Beat has helped illuminate the connections between the environment, population, development, and security. To promote dialogue on these issues, the blog hosts relevant news and analyses; audio and video content; helpful resources; and guest contributions from experts in both academia and the field. New Security Beat is a three-time recipient of the Population Institute’s Global Media Award for Best Online Commentary about population.

Visit the blog at NewSecurityBeat.org


EDITORIAL STAFF:

Roger-Mark De Souza // Director
Schuyler Null // Managing Editor
Meaghan Parker // Editor
Sean Peoples // Media Editor
Kate Diamond // Social Media Manager
Sandeep Bathala // Contributing Editor
Lauren Herzer // Contributing Editor
Geoff Dabelko // Senior Advisor


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Write for us: We’re always interested in guest contributions; if you want to write for the blog or have already written something you think we might be interested in, email a brief pitch to our web editor and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Please include specifics about your idea and your expertise.

Re-post us: All content produced by New Security Beat is licensed under Creative Commons. If re-posting, please include a link back to the original post and email Managing Editor Schuyler Null.

Intern with us: Potential interns should be students or recent graduates with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on environmental and human security, global health, and/or development. For more information, see current announcements.

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Experts & Staff

  • Roger-Mark De Souza // Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Wilson Center
  • Sandeep Bathala // Senior Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Katharine Diamond // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Benjamin Dills // Program Assistant, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Lauren Herzer // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • John Thon Majok // Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Schuyler Null // Web Editor and Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program, Maternal Health Initiative
  • Meaghan Parker // Writer/Editor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Sean Peoples // Multimedia Producer and Program Associate, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Geoffrey D. Dabelko // Senior Advisor, Environmental Change and Security Program
  • Ruth Greenspan Bell // Public Policy Scholar
  • William Krist // Senior Policy Scholar
  • Louise Lief // Public Policy Scholar
  • John W. Sewell // Senior Scholar