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Molly Montgomery

Molly Montgomery

Leave of Absence

Molly Montgomery is currently on a leave of absence from Brookings.

Molly Montgomery is a nonresident fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, where her work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, and trans-Atlantic security. Montgomery is also a vice president in the Europe practice at Albright Stonebridge Group.

A veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service, Montgomery served most recently in the White House, where she advised the vice president on strategy, policy development, and engagement toward Europe. Her other assignments included U.S. Embassies Riga, Sarajevo, and Kabul and U.S. Consulate General Dubai. At the State Department, she served in the Office of Eastern European Affairs and the Executive Secretariat.

Montgomery is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy and European affairs, who has appeared on CNN, BBC, and other outlets and in publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Foreign Policy.

Montgomery earned a Master in Public Administration in international relations from the Princeton University School of Public & International Affairs and holds a bachelor's in political science and history from Stanford University. She is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and a graduate of MIT’s Seminar XXI program.

Outside of Brookings, Montgomery is providing outside informal counsel exclusively to the Biden campaign for President.

Affiliations:
Council on Foreign Relations, term member
Transatlantic Democracy Working Group, member

Molly Montgomery is currently on a leave of absence from Brookings.

Molly Montgomery is a nonresident fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, where her work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans, and trans-Atlantic security. Montgomery is also a vice president in the Europe practice at Albright Stonebridge Group.

A veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service, Montgomery served most recently in the White House, where she advised the vice president on strategy, policy development, and engagement toward Europe. Her other assignments included U.S. Embassies Riga, Sarajevo, and Kabul and U.S. Consulate General Dubai. At the State Department, she served in the Office of Eastern European Affairs and the Executive Secretariat.

Montgomery is a frequent commentator on U.S. foreign policy and European affairs, who has appeared on CNN, BBC, and other outlets and in publications such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and Foreign Policy.

Montgomery earned a Master in Public Administration in international relations from the Princeton University School of Public & International Affairs and holds a bachelor’s in political science and history from Stanford University. She is a recipient of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and a graduate of MIT’s Seminar XXI program.

Outside of Brookings, Montgomery is providing outside informal counsel exclusively to the Biden campaign for President.

Affiliations:
Council on Foreign Relations, term member
Transatlantic Democracy Working Group, member

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