Ann Marie Dailey is a nonresident senior fellow at the Transatlantic Security Initiative of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She is a former senior advisor to the assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and currently serves as a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. She is a geopolitical strategist with deep expertise in Europe, Eurasia, and energy and climate resilience with two decades of study and experience in the public and private sectors. Previously, she served as senior advisor for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense. She has a master’s degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a bachelor’s degree in political science, international studies, and Russian and Eurasian studies from the University of Illinois. Dailey is also an engineer captain in the US Army Reserve.