Gideon Rose

Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair

Foreign Affairs

Gideon Rose is the Editor and Peter G. Peterson Chair of Foreign Affairs. In 1985, he earned a B.A. in Classics from Yale University, he received his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1994. His areas of expertise are International conflict, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, South Asia, terrorism, and economic sanctions. In 1985, Rose was appointed assistant editor of The National Interest. He then went on to hold a similar position at The Public Interest. He served as Associate Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council from 1994 to 1995 under the Clinton Administration. Rose was an Olin Senior Fellow and the Deputy Director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations from 1995 to 2000. He wrote How Wars End (Simon & Schuster, October 2010).