Campaign 2012

Campaign 2012 Experts

The Brookings policy experts who contributed to this project have presented a range of independent, fact-based ideas for addressing the nation’s most urgent foreign and domestic concerns.

Martin Baily  Martin Baily
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Martin Baily, senior fellow in Economic Studies, is a former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton administration.
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Daniel Byman  Daniel Byman 
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Daniel Byman, director of research for the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, served as a staff member on the 9/11 Commission and on the U.S. House and Senate Intelligence Committees’ Joint 9/11 Inquiry.
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William Galston  William Galston 
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
Bill Galston is a senior fellow in Governance Studies and was the deputy assistant to President Bill Clinton for domestic policy.
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Ted Gayer Ted Gayer 
Co-director, Economic Studies
Ted Gayer, co-director of the Brookings Economic Studies program, served as a deputy assistant secretary for economic policy at the Department of the Treasury under President George W. Bush and as a senior economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.
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Shadi Hamid  Shadi Hamid 
Fellow, Foreign Policy
Shadi Hamid is the research director of the Doha Center and a former director of research at the Project on Middle East Democracy.
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Ron Haskins  Ron Haskins 
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Ron Haskins, a senior fellow in Economic Studies and co-director of the Budgeting for National Priorities project, is an expert on the federal budget and was a senior advisor to President George W. Bush.
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Bruce Jones  Bruce Jones 
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Bruce Jones, director of the Managing Global Order initiative, is a former senior advisor in the Office of the UN Secretary-General and former acting secretary of the Secretary-General’s Policy Committee under Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
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Bruce Katz  Bruce Katz 
Vice President and Co-director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Bruce Katz is vice president of the Metropolitan Policy program at Brookings and is a former chief of staff in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Bill Clinton.
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Kenneth Lieberthal  Kenneth Lieberthal 
Director, John L. Thornton China Center and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Kenneth Lieberthal, director of the John L. Thornton China Center, served as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and senior director for Asia on the National Security Council under President Bill Clinton.
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Suzanne Maloney  Suzanne Maloney 
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Suzanne Maloney, a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program, is a former U.S. State Department policy advisor and has also counseled private companies on Middle East issues.
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Michael O'Hanlon  Michael O'Hanlon 
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Michael O’Hanlon, director of research for the Brookings Foreign Policy program, worked as a national security analyst in the Congressional Budget Office and specializes in defense policy.
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Jonathan Pollack  Jonathan Pollack 
Senior Fellow,Foreign Policy
Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program, is a specialist on East Asian international politics and security and has published extensively on U.S. strategy and policy in Asia and the Pacific.
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Bruce Riedel  Bruce Riedel 
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Bruce Riedel, senior fellow in Foreign Policy, is a former CIA officer and was a senior advisor to Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George H.W. Bush on Middle East and South Asian issues.
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Alice Rivlin  Alice Rivlin 
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Alice Rivlin, senior fellow in Economic Studies, was a founding member of the Congressional Budget Office and former director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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Benjamin Wittes  Benjamin Wittes 
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
Benjamin Wittes, director of Campaign 2012 and senior fellow in Governance Studies, is an expert on legal issues surrounding terrorism and national security.
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