• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Kori Schake

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Senior Fellow and Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies

Kori Schake is a senior fellow and the director of foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before joining AEI, Dr. Schake was the deputy director-general of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. She has had a distinguished career in government, working at the US State Department, the US Department of Defense, and the National Security Council at the White House. She has also taught at Stanford, West Point, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, National Defense University, and the University of Maryland. Dr. Schake is the author of five books, among them “America vs the West: Can the Liberal World Order Be Preserved?” (Penguin Random House Australia, Lowy Institute, 2018); “Safe Passage: The Transition from British to American Hegemony” (Harvard University Press, 2017); “State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department” (Hoover Institution Press, 2012); and “Managing American Hegemony: Essays on Power in a Time of Dominance” (Hoover Institution Press, 2009). She is also the coeditor, along with former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, of “Warriors & Citizens: American Views of Our Military” (Hoover Institution Press, 2016). Dr. Schake has been widely published in policy journals and the popular press, including in CNN.com, Foreign Affairs, Politico, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. She is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and War on the Rocks. Dr. Schake has a PhD and MA in government and politics from the University of Maryland, as well as an MPM from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. Her BA in international relations is from Stanford University.

Sessions With Kori Schake

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 07:30pm - 09:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2023 01:30 am - 08/mar/2023 03:00 am

    Dinner & Dialogue | Geopolitics: Reshaping the world

    In 2022, the global norms on security, politics, trade and energy were shattered. The international community found itself unable to prevent or stop the war in Ukraine. Supply chains for food, energy and minerals are in disarray. US-China tensions threaten stability in Asia and dysfunctional rivalries in trade. A new North-South divide has emerged on energy and climate. How will companies navigate this uncertainty? And what will guide strategic choices for the future?