J. Peter Scoblic is a doctoral student in Management at Harvard Business School. Before coming to HBS, he served as executive editor of Foreign Policy and The New Republic. He was also deputy staff director of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, where he worked on approval of the New START agreement and was the chief foreign policy speechwriter for Chairman John Kerry.
In 2008, Viking Press published his book, U.S. vs. Them, an intellectual history of the modern conservative movement and its impact on American foreign policy.
He is a fellow at the New America Foundation, and he has been a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, as well as a visiting researcher at Georgetown University’s Center for Peace and Security Studies. He received his A.B. in political science, with honors, from Brown University.