Elisabeth Braw is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, where she focuses on defense against gray-zone and hybrid threats as well as the intersection between geopolitics and the globalized economy. She’s also a columnist with Foreign Policy and Politico Europe and the author Goodbye, Globalization: The Return of a Divided World (Yale University Press: 2024).

Braw was previously a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute. She’s the author of God’s Spies (2019) and The Defender’s Dilemma: Identifying and Deterring Gray-Zone Aggression (2022), a member of GALLOS Technologies’ advisory board, a member of the United Kingdom’s National Preparedness Commission, a member of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy’s advisory council (on leave), and an adviser to Willis Towers Watson’s research arm. Prior to joining academia, she worked in the private sector following a career as a journalist.