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Sen, Shubhro

Shubhro Sen

Director, Tata Management Training Centre, India

Key Publications
Financial Services Outsourcing

Previously Held Positions
Founder & Executive Director, Global Outsourcing Leadership Institute, Wrentham, MA; Founder, former President and CEO, SRR Solutions, Inc. (currently eCredit.com); Co-foundeer, Digiflex Ltd., Meteor Management Services, and Powershare, Inc.

Education
B.A., Economics, Delhi University (India);  M.A., International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India);  M.S., Finance and International Business, University of Illinois; Ph.D., Marketing and Strategic Management, University of California.

 
Sloan, Stephen

Stephen Sloan

Distinguished Fellow, Global Perspectives Office, University of Central Florida

Key Publications
Co-Author, Historical Dictionary of Terrorism (The Scarecrow Press, 1995), Co-Author, Corporate Aviation Security: The Next Frontier in Aerospace Operation (University of Oklahoma Press, 1993). Terrorism: The Present Threat in Context (2006)

Previously Held Positions
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Presidential Professor of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma; Senor Associate, Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc.; Senior Research Fellow, Center for Aerospace Doctrine Research.

Education
M.A., Comparative Politics, New York University; Ph.D., Comparative Politics, New York University.

 
Thurston, Anne

Anne Thurston

Director, Grassroots China Initiative and Senior Research Professor of China Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Key Publications
Muddling Towards Democracy: Political Change in Grass Roots China (1998), The Private Life of Chairman Mao (1994).

Previously Held Positions
Consultant, National Endowment for Democracy; Host, Views and Perspectives on Voice of America; Professional Lecturer at SAIS.

Education
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California at Berkley

 
Vakil, Sanam

Sanam Vakil

Visiting Scholar, Middle East Studies Program, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and Adjunct Professor, SAIS, Bologna, Italy

Key Publications
Women and Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Action and Reaction

Previously Held Positions
Research Fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Iran Project; Consultant to the World Bank Group’s Middle East/North Africa Division; former public relations Account Executive at the Abernathy MacGregor Group, New York City.

Education
B.A., Political Science and History, Barnard College, Colombia University; M.A., International Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS; Ph.D., International Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS.