Mitchell B. Reiss is an international consultant on geopolitical risk, institutional turnarounds, and nonprofit leadership. He is former president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and former president of Washington College. He served as director of the Office of Policy Planning in the State Department from 2003–05 and as President George W. Bush’s Special Envoy for the Northern Ireland Peace Process from 2003–07. He was cited for “exceptionally distinguished service” and awarded the State Department’s Foreign Affairs Award for Public Service.
Reiss has authored three books and contributed to seventeen volumes on international and regional security issues. He has testified numerous times before the Senate and House of Representatives on U.S. foreign policy. He holds a D. Phil. from Oxford University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, and a B.A. from Williams College.
Articles and Events
Lean on Me—with Caution
Ukraine rallying notwithstanding, political dysfunction renders the United States as unstable an actor in world affairs as ever.
America as Geopolitical Risk
We’re now there: our domestic divisions are affecting global stability.
Bash Beijing or Play Nice?
“Balance” isn’t exactly a byword for the current moment, yet that is precisely what we need if America is to advance its interests in Asia.