New Roles and New Leadership
Several individuals took on new roles at SFS as the 2010-2011 academic year began.
Professor Bruce Hoffman was named director of Center for Peace and Security Studies and the Security Studies Program. Hoffman is the author of Inside Terrorism and is a senior fellow at the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center. Before coming to Georgetown, he was chair of counterterrorism and counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation. Hoffman succeeded Professor Daniel Byman as head of CPASS and SSP.
Associate dean Mitch Kaneda is the new director of the Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) program. An expert in international economics and international trade, Kaneda replaced Jim Reardon Anderson, whose new role in the Dean’s Office is senior associate dean.
Associate professor Kathy Olesko became director of the Master of Arts in German and European Studies Program. She teaches courses in history of science, German history, European intellectual history and European civilization and has held several other positions including director of the program in Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) and co-director of the Center for the Environment. At MAGES, she replaced Roger Chickering, who retired.
Jennifer L. Windsor started as the associate dean for programs and studies. Prior to her arrival at Georgetown in August, she served as the executive director of the nonprofit organization Freedom House from 2001 until 2010; during much of her tenure there, Windsor was an adjunct professor at SFS, teaching on democracy and human rights, and she began teaching at Georgetown again in January. Windsor also spent ten years at USAID and worked with foreign policy issues on Capitol Hill. Windsor replaced Jennifer Ward, who retired.