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Bruce Jones

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BRUCE JONES is Director and Senior Fellow of the NYU Center on International Cooperation, and Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Insecurity Initiative at the Brookings Institution. His research focuses on US policy on transnational threats and international cooperation; the role of the United Nations in conflict management and international security; and peacekeeping, post-conflict recovery and fragile state engagements.

Bruce has served in several capacities at the United Nations including as Senior Advisor in the Office of the Secretary-General during the UN reform effort and as Acting Secretary of the Secretary-General’s Policy Committee. From 2000-2002 he was special assistant to the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process. He has also written or been lead author for several major policy reports, including: From Fragility to Resilience: Statebuilding in Fragile States (OECD).

He has published widely and is the co-author of Power and Responsibility (Brookings) and several book chapters and journal articles. Bruce holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics; is Consulting Professor at Stanford University, Adjunct Faculty at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, and Professor by Courtesy at the NYU Department of Politics.