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Bathsheba Crocker, Perry World House-Brookings Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution

Bathsheba N. Crocker

Perry World House-Brookings Visiting Fellow - Foreign Policy

Bathsheba N. Crocker is one of the three inaugural Perry World House-Brookings Visiting Fellows in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. Crocker most recently served as assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs, a position she held from September 2014 to January 2017.

Prior to that, Crocker held other senior positions at the Department of State, including as a senior adviser to the secretary of state, as the principal deputy director in the Office of Policy Planning at the Department of State, and as chief of staff to the deputy secretary of state.

From 2008 to 2009, Crocker was a senior policy and advocacy officer for international affairs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She was the senior advisor to the assistant secretary-general for peacebuilding support at the U.N. Peacebuilding Support Office from 2007 to 2008. From 2005 to 2007, Crocker was the deputy chief of staff to the U.N. special envoy at the Office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery. Crocker worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project as a fellow and co-director from 2003 to 2005 and as an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2002 to 2003.

Crocker has also previously served as an attorney-adviser for the Office of the Legal Adviser at the Department of State; as deputy U.S. special representative for Southeast Europe affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy; and as the executive assistant to the deputy national security advisor for the National Security Council at the White House. She has served as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and American University. Crocker received a bachelor's from Stanford University, a master's from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Affiliations:
Council on Foreign Relations, member
New York State Bar Association, member
UN Foundation, senior advisor

Bathsheba N. Crocker is one of the three inaugural Perry World House-Brookings Visiting Fellows in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. Crocker most recently served as assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs, a position she held from September 2014 to January 2017.

Prior to that, Crocker held other senior positions at the Department of State, including as a senior adviser to the secretary of state, as the principal deputy director in the Office of Policy Planning at the Department of State, and as chief of staff to the deputy secretary of state.

From 2008 to 2009, Crocker was a senior policy and advocacy officer for international affairs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She was the senior advisor to the assistant secretary-general for peacebuilding support at the U.N. Peacebuilding Support Office from 2007 to 2008. From 2005 to 2007, Crocker was the deputy chief of staff to the U.N. special envoy at the Office of the U.N. Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery. Crocker worked at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project as a fellow and co-director from 2003 to 2005 and as an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2002 to 2003.

Crocker has also previously served as an attorney-adviser for the Office of the Legal Adviser at the Department of State; as deputy U.S. special representative for Southeast Europe affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy; and as the executive assistant to the deputy national security advisor for the National Security Council at the White House. She has served as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and American University. Crocker received a bachelor’s from Stanford University, a master’s from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Affiliations:
Council on Foreign Relations, member
New York State Bar Association, member
UN Foundation, senior advisor

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