Experts & Staff

Richard Gowan

Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: English
Areas of Expertise: United Nations system; European security and defence policy; Africa; Western Balkans

Richard Gowan is an associate fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His topics of focus range from the UN to conflict management.

Gowan teaches at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and writes a weekly column ("Diplomatic Fallout") for World Politics Review. He was previously research director at New York University's Center on International Cooperation, and has recently worked as a consultant with the International Crisis Group, the Simon--Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the UN Department of Political Affairs.

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