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Pentagon Appoints Abraham Denmark, NBR Senior Vice President, as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia

The U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense has appointed Abraham Denmark, Senior Vice President of Political and Security Affairs and External Relations at The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), to the position of United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia. Mr. Denmark replaces former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for East Asia David Helvey.


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Roy Kamphausen Named Senior Vice President for Research and Director of the Washington, D.C., Office

NBR is pleased to announce that Roy Kamphausen will serve as Senior Vice President for Research and Director of the Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Kamphausen has provided senior leadership to NBR for years, and previously served as Senior Advisor and Senior Vice President for Political and Security Affairs.


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Brigitte M. Gort-Allen Garden


Brigitte M. Allen spent over fourteen years working at NBR. As Senior Vice President for Institutional Development, she was instrumental to NBR’s growth and success. She remained an integral part of the institution until her death of lung cancer on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. She was 49 years old.

While Brigitte loved flowers, her preference was that all memorial gifts be sent to NBR where flowers will forever bloom in a garden on the rooftop of NBR’s new home, rightly named the Brigitte M. Gort-Allen Garden. The photos above were taken on April 7, 2014, during a staff gathering to remember Brigitte.

In Memorium: Brigitte M. Gort-Allen

Executive Leadership Group


Kenneth B. Pyle

Founding President

Richard J. Ellings

President

Creigh H. Agnew

President of the Slade Gorton International Policy Center

Roy D. Kamphausen

Senior Vice President for Research; Director of the Washington, D.C., office

Karolos J. Karnikis

Senior Vice President

Michael Wills

Senior Vice President, Research and Operations


Counselors


Norm D. Dicks

Counselor

Admiral Thomas B. Fargo, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Counselor

Slade Gorton

Counselor (in residence)

Joseph I. Lieberman

Counselor


Senior Advisors


William B. Abnett

Senior Advisor

Nicholas Eberstadt

Senior Advisor

Aaron L. Friedberg

Senior Advisor

Mikkal E. Herberg

Research Director, Energy Security Program

Meredith Miller

Senior Advisor

John S. Park

Senior Advisor for Political and Security Affairs

Ashley J. Tellis

Senior Advisor for Political and Security Affairs

Claire Topal

Senior Advisor for International Health


Senior Associates


Mahin Karim

Senior Associate for Political and Security Affairs

Benjamin Shobert

Senior Associate for International Health


Staff


Ken Barron

NBR Development Director
Associate Director, Kenneth B. & Anne H.H. Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies

Kailani Cordell

Director of Operations and Human Resources

Deborah T. Cooper

Assistant Director, Washington, D.C., Office

Clara Gillispie

Director of Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs

Sara Itagaki

Project Associate

Jessica Keough

Managing Editor of Asia Policy

Amanda Keverkamp

Executive Assistant to the President and Assistant Director, Operations

Tiffany Ma

Director of Political and Security Affairs

Jennie Mattingly

Accounting Manager

Audrey Mossberger

Senior Events Manager

Andy Nguyen

Project Associate

Clare Richardson-Barlow

Assistant Director, Trade, Economics, and Energy Affairs

Nadège Rolland

Senior Project Director for Political and Security Affairs

Craig Scanlan

Project Manager

Laura Schwartz

Project Manager

Alison Szalwinski

Project Manager

Rachel Wagley

Assistant Director of Outreach

Sandra Ward

Director for Communications and Brand Development

Joshua Ziemkowski

Publications Director


Fellows and Interns


Kyle Churchman

Political and Security Affairs Intern

Wendy Culp

Trade, Economic, and Energy Affairs Intern

Lavina Joseph

Administrative Assistant Intern

Adam Khan

Publications Intern

Maya Kuhns

Publications Intern

Xiaodon Liang

Political and Security Affairs Intern

Kaela Mananquil

Congressional and Media Outreach Intern

Julia Oh

Atlas Fellow

Louis Ritzinger

Bridge Award Fellow

John Ryan

Political and Security Affairs Intern