Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
Suzanne Maloney is a Senior Fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The author of Iran’s Long Reach and a forthcoming book on Iran’s political economy since the revolution, Maloney has also published articles in International Affairs, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Quarterly, Survival, and other journals. She regularly briefs policymakers, the media, and private sector audiences on Iran and oil issues in the region, and last year served as an external advisor to senior State Department officials on longterm issues related to Iran. Before joining the Saban Center, she served on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and directed the 2004 Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on U.S. Policy toward Iran, chaired by former national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. She holds a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.