Andrew J. Bacevich is co-founder and a member of the board of the Quincy Institute. He graduated from West Point and Princeton, served in the army, became an academic, and is now a writer. He is the author, co-author, or…

Gregory A. Daddis is director of the Center of War and Society at San Diego State University, where he holds the USS Midway Chair in Modern U.S. Military History. He served 26 years in the U.S. Army before entering academia.

Sally Donnelly served as Senior Advisor to Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis from January 2017 until February 2018. In previous government roles, she headed the Washington office of the U.S. Central Command, working for then-General Mattis until 2012.

Stephen B. Heintz is chairman of the board of the Quincy Institute. He also serves as the president of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a family foundation with an endowment of approximately $1.2 billion that advances social change for a more…

Leah Hunt-Hendrix is an activist, political theorist, and movement builder who has co-founded three organizations, including Way to Win, where she currently directs the project on governance.

Catherine Lutz is the Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropology and International Studies at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. She recently received a Guggenheim Foundation grant to write a book on how Americans across…

Pastor Michael McBride, or “Pastor Mike” — as he is known — is a native of San Francisco and has been active in ministry for over 20 years. Regarded as a national faith leader since the uprising in Ferguson, MO,…

Mr. Najafi is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pivotal Group, a forty-year-old firm that actively invests in private equity and real estate. In 2005, Mr. Najafi established the Pivotal Foundation, as a charitable vehicle to give back to…

Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering served as the U.S. Ambassador and Representative to the United Nations in New York under President George H.W. Bush. He also was the U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs under President Bill Clinton.

The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis is a theologian, pastor, author, and anti-poverty activist. She is the Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice and Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival…

Jessica Mathews is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where she served as president for 18 years. Before her appointment in 1997, her career included posts in both the executive and legislative branches of government, in…

Katrina vanden Heuvel is a QI board member and editorial director and publisher of The Nation. She served as editor of the magazine from 1995 to 2019. She currently writes a weekly column for The Washington Post and is a…

Stephen M. Walt is a QI board member, Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a contributing editor at Foreign Policy.

Mike Zak spent 33 years as an entrepreneur and early stage venture capitalist. He is a Partner, Emeritus at CRV, where he made investments in telecommunications equipment, internet infrastructure technologies, and alternative energy systems

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