Rachel Kleinfeld

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Dr. Rachel Kleinfeld (@RachelKleinfeld) is a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace focused on issues of conflict, governance, development and security. Her next book (Knopf, 2018) investigates counties that successfully overcame extreme violence. Dr. Kleinfeld served for a decade as the founding CEO of the Truman National Security Project, a movement of military, policy, and political leaders to promote policies that advance security, dignity, and human flourishing, for which Time Magazine named her one of the top U.S. political leaders under 40. From 2011-2014 she served on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, which advised the Secretary of State quarterly. Rachel is the author of multiple books and articles, including Advancing the Rule of Law Abroad: Next Generation Reform, which Foreign Affairs magazine named one of the best foreign policy books of 2012. Her D. Phil is from Oxford, and her B.A. is from Yale, but her heart resides in her home in New Mexico and in her hometown of Fairbanks, Alaska. Dr. Kleinfeld is also on LinkedIn.

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