Daniel S. Markey is a Senior Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also the Academic Director for the SAIS Master of Arts in Global Policy Program and an adjunct senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

From 2007-2015, Daniel Markey was a senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at CFR. While there, he wrote a book on the future of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

From 2003 to 2007, Markey held the South Asia portfolio on the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State. Prior to government service, he taught in the Department of Politics at Princeton University, where he served as Executive Director of Princeton’s Research Program in International Security. Earlier, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies.

Markey is the author of numerous reports, articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces. In 2010, he served as project director of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Strategy in Pakistan and Afghanistan. His commentary has been featured widely in U.S. and international media.

Markey earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in politics from Princeton University.

Last Updated: April 27, 2015

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