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Caroline Wadhams

Senior Fellow

Expertise: U.S. national security, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, terrorism

Caroline Wadhams is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. She focuses on U.S. national security, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and terrorism.

Prior to American Progress, she served as a legislative assistant on foreign policy issues for Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI). Wadhams also worked at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C., as an assistant director and in New York as a research associate on national security issues.

Her overseas experience includes work with the International Rescue Committee in Sierra Leone and two years in Ecuador and Chile. She served as a U.S. election observer in Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections in September 2010 and in Pakistan’s parliamentary elections in February 2008. She is a 2005 Manfred Wörner Fellow with the German Marshall Fund and a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.

She received a master’s degree in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Wadhams has been a guest analyst with numerous international, national, and local news outlets.