North America Experts
Education Reformer and Former Superintendent of the Recovery School District of Louisiana.
Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science, Université de Montréal
François-Yannick Vézina joined the Canada Institute as a Junior Scholar from May to August 2008 to conduct research on his dissertation on "Members of Congress Changing Positions: How Knowledge and Saliency Can Do What Pressure Cannot." After his stay at the Woodrow Wilson Center, François-Yannick returned to Montreal where he joined the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommuni...
Associate Professor, Department of Science & Technology Studies and Acting Director, Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Cornell University
Kathleen Vogel first became interested in biological weapons during her graduate work in the sciences at Princeton University, where she developed a side interest in science policy issues. After receiving her Ph.D. in biological chemistry, I transitioned from a scientific career to one in science policy. For the next five years, Kathleen conducted security policy research...
Education Ph.D., Political Science, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Chief Economic Correspondent,Wall Street Journal
ExpertiseEconomics; economic policy; journalism
Distinguished Professor of History, Rutgers University
I got interested in the 1990s when Dr. Darlene Clark Hine invited me to Michigan State University to participate in a celebration to commemorate the first anniversary of the 1997, Million Woman March. She sent me a packet of materials that contained newspaper articles and editorials about the event, and in preparation for my talk I started to underline all of the editorial comments that attendees...
President, Public Policy Forum Ottawa
Contributing Editor, AOL Defense
Richard Whittle is a writer specializing in military affairs and author of The Dream Machine: The Untold History of the Notorious V-22 Osprey (Simon & Schuster, 2010). Now at work on a history of the Predator, the first modern armed drone, Whittle is available to lecture or conduct interviews on all aspects of “The Drone Revolution.” In 2011, he authored a paper for the Mitchell In...
Colonel, United States Air Force
Associate Professor,School of International Relations, University of Southern California