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Having served in the U.S. government, Bart M.J. Szewczyk advises on European and global public policy, geoeconomics, sanctions, business and human rights, and environmental, social, and governance issues, as well as conducts international arbitration. He also teaches grand strategy as an Adjunct Professor at Sciences Po in Paris and is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund.

Dr. Szewczyk recently worked as Advisor on Global Affairs at the European Commission's think-tank, where he covered a wide range of foreign policy issues, including international order, defense, trade, transatlantic relations, Russia and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and China and Asia. Previously, between 2014 and 2017, he served as Member of Secretary John Kerry’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, where he covered Europe, Eurasia, and global economic affairs. From 2016 to 2017, he also concurrently served as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, where he worked on refugee policy. He joined the U.S. government from teaching at Columbia Law School, as one of two academics selected nationwide for the Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship. He has also consulted for the World Bank and Rasmussen Global.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs, Adjunct Professor (2018-present)
  • Columbia Law School, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer-in-Law (2012-2015)
  • George Washington University Law School, Professorial Lecturer in Law (2011-2012)
  • American Society of International Law, member of the Executive Council (2011-2014)
  • Council on Foreign Relations, Term Member (2011-2016)

Previous Experience

  • European Commission, Advisor on Global Affairs
  • World Bank, Senior Consultant
  • U.S. Department of State, Office of the Secretary, Policy Planning Staff, Member
  • U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Executive Office, Senior Policy Advisor to the Ambassador
  • Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellowship (2014-2015)
  • Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders (2013)—selected by the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy