Glen E. Howard Glen Howard is the President of the Jamestown Foundation, one of the world’s leading research and analysis organizations on Eurasia. Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. Howard has overseen the research and analysis activities of Jamestown for the past 16 years and extensively dealt with Russia and Eurasia in his capacity as Jamestown President, working with the regional leaders and national strategists across Eurasia from the Baltic to Central Asia.
From 2002 to 2008 Mr. Howard worked for Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski as the Executive Director of the American Committee for Peace in Chechnya an organization consisting of prominent US policymakers seeking a peaceful end to the second Russo-Chechen war in Chechnya.
An expert on Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Russian nationalities in the North Caucasus, Mr. Howard is the author (editor) of Volatile Borderland: Russia and the North Caucasus, and published articles in the Wall Street Journal, Real Clear Defense, the Hill, and other prominent publications. Mr. Howard worked at the U.S. Embassy Moscow from 1984-1986 and is fluent in Russian and proficient in French, Turkish and Azerbaijani.
Mr. Howard received a Master’s degree in Soviet and East European Studies from the University of Kansas (1988) and has an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University in Business Management (1984).