Friday, December 23, 2011

Newt Gingrich National Security Advisor Former CFR Program Director

As he'll do with other such appointments, Newt Gingrich has made a revealing selection in his choice of Kiron Skinner as national security advisor to his presidential campaign.

Bio Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, November 7, 2011

Media Advisory: CMU's Kiron K. Skinner, Renowned National Security and Political Strategy Expert, Available To Discuss GOP Campaign

... Skinner, an associate professor of social and decision sciences and director of CMU's Center for International Relations and Politics, serves on the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. From 2001-2007, she was a member of the U.S. Defense Department's Defense Policy Board as an adviser on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Additionally, she is the coauthor, along with political scientists Serhiy Kudelia, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Condoleezza Rice, of "The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin," which is now used in political science courses at leading research universities. Skinner is currently advising Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign on national security issues.

Gingrich taps CMU expert on foreign relations
Friday, December 2, 2011

Foreign policy expert Kiron Skinner, the director of Carnegie Mellon University's International Relations and Politics department, has joined Republican Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign as a national security adviser.

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CFR Experts GuideThe Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's "think tank"—is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the CFR Experts Printable Guide.

Roundtable on General Foreign Policy Topics
Director: Kiron Skinner

September 1, 2000 - June 30, 2002

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