Christopher S. Chivvis

Senior Fellow and Director
American Statecraft Program
Christopher S. Chivvis is the director of the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment.

PhD, Johns Hopkins University

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Chris Chivvis is a senior fellow and director of the American Statecraft Program at the Carnegie Endowment. He has more than two decades of experience working on U.S. foreign policy and national security challenges.  He most recently served as the U.S. national intelligence officer for Europe.  

At Carnegie, Chivvis leads policy-focused research aimed at developing realistic U.S. strategy for an era of great power competition and building a foreign policy that serves the needs of the American people.

Chivvis’ experience with U.S. foreign policy spans government, academia, and the think tank world. Before joining the National Intelligence Council, he was the deputy head of the RAND Corporation’s international security program and worked in the Defense Department. He also has held positions at multiple universities and think tanks in the United States and Europe.

Chivvis is also the author of three scholarly books and several monographs and articles. His commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the National Interest, National Public Radio, and several other outlets. 

Chris holds a PhD from Johns Hopkins, where he teaches courses on international history and U.S. foreign policy. 

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