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|
- US Government Shutdown: International Costs? 02 October 2013
- Implications of NSA Revelations on US Foreign Policy 02 July 2013
- Obama's State of the Union Speech: International Implications 13 February 2013
- The New Obama Foreign Policy Team 14 January 2013
- Making Sense of the Debt Ceiling Crisis 27 July 2011
- Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal: Politics at Play 27 June 2011
- Obama's Middle East Speech: A Vision for the Region 19 May 2011
- Death of Osama bin Laden: The Threat Remains 01 May 2011