Xenia Wickett is the head of the US and the Americas Programme at Chatham House and the dean of the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. As of 2016, she also serves as a commissioner of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission.
Prior to Chatham House, Xenia was the executive director of the PeaceNexus Foundation and director of the project on India and the Subcontinent and executive director for research at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center.
Xenia served as director for South Asia at the USG's National Security Council, where she was special adviser at the Homeland Security Group, and an office in the Bureau of Nonproliferation.
Shortly after 11 September 2001, she was detailed from the Department of State to the Office of the Vice President to help launch the Office of Homeland Security Affairs.
Xenia is the author of numerous articles and opeds in publications such as the Washington Quarterly, the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and International Herald Tribune.
She has been interviewed on networks including the BBC, NPR, CSPAN, CNN, Fox News, Al Jazeera and the Jim Lehrer News Hour.
- US foreign policy
- America's role in the world
- Geopolitics in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal)
- US policy towards South Asia
|2009 - 2011||Executive Director, PeaceNexus Foundation|
|2005 - 2009||Executive Director for Research, Director for the Project on India and South Asia, Member of the Board, Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs|
|2004 - 2005||Director for South Asia, US National Security Council|
|2001 - 2004||Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of South Asia and the Bureau of Nonproliferation, US State Department. Office of the Vice President, Office of Homeland Security|
|1999 - 2001||Masters in Public Policy, Harvard's Kennedy School|
|1997 - 1999||Program Officer, Direct Relief International|
|1995 - 1997||Consultant, The Kalchas Group|
|1992 - 1995||BA, Oxford University|
- NATO: Charting the Way Forward Research paper
- Elite Perceptions of the United States in Europe and Asia Chatham House Report
- Asia-Pacific Security: A Changing Role for the United States Chatham House Report
- The United States and Afghanistan: A Diminishing Transactional Relationship Roundtable Essay
- UK Government Foreign Policy Towards the United States Evidence to Parliament
- The Next Chapter: President Obama's Second-Term Foreign Policy Chatham House Report
- Xenia Dormandy's US politics' reading list The World Today
- US Election Note: The Military vs Development Aid US Election Note
- Prepared for Future Threats? US Defence Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific Region Chatham House Report
- US Election Note: China Policy after 2012 US Election Note
- For the West, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Not Falter 07 October 2015
- Russia, Syria and the West: Mutually Assured Frustration 02 October 2015
- Exploring the Transatlantic Rift 27 August 2015
- Why the United States Remains an Indispensable Nation 29 June 2015
- US and India: The Best is (Still) Yet to Come 27 January 2015
- State of the Union: The Partisan Wars Continue 21 January 2015
- The NATO We Need 04 July 2014
- A Changing Role for the United States in Asia-Pacific 18 June 2014
- America Is in Transition – and So Is Its Foreign Policy 24 February 2014
- America's New Role – 'Networked Leadership' 14 October 2013