Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Arms Control, The White House

Dr. Sherwood-Randall advises the President and coordinates United States government policies and initiatives that ensure the American military is fully prepared to confront current threats and future challenges. She is also the President’s principal advisor on WMD proliferation and WMD terrorism. Previously, Dr. Sherwood-Randall was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs on the NSC. She has been an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Research Scholar at Stanford University, and Founding Senior Adviser to the Stanford-Harvard Preventive Defense Project.   Dr. Sherwood-Randall served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia, where she played a central role in the denuclearization of Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.  With Graham Allison, she co-founded the Kennedy School’s Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project, and previously served as chief foreign and defense policy adviser to Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr.  

Featured Appearances
Friday, May 16 / 1:00 p.m.
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs