Andrew Parasiliti is director of the Center for Global Risk and Security at the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining RAND, he was editor of Al-Monitor.com, which received the International Press Institute's 2014 Free Media Pioneer Award; executive director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies-U.S. and corresponding director, IISS-Middle East; principal, Government Affairs-International, at the BGR Group; foreign policy advisor to U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel; director of the Middle East Initiative at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and director of programs at the Middle East Institute. Parasiliti is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the Virginia Club of New York.
He received a Ph.D. from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, where he wrote his dissertation on Iraq; an M.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia; and a B.A., cum laude, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he was a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.
Andrew Parasiliti, Kathleen Reedy, Becca Wasser, "Preventing State Collapse in Syria: U.S. Options for Dealing with Assad, Islamic State, and Al-Qaeda," RAND Corporation, 2017
Andrew Lohn, Andrew Parasiliti, William Welser IV, "Should We Fear an AI Arms Race?" Defense One, 2016
Andrew Parasiliti, "Were Russian Hacks Really a Threat to American Democracy?" The National Interest, 2016
Andrew Parasiliti, "Former House Intel Chair: Turkey Can't Have It Both Ways in NATO," Al-Monitor, 54(1), 2015
Andrew Lohn, Andrew Parasiliti, William Welser IV, "How to Overcome the Risks of Artificial Intelligence," TIME, 54(4), 2015
Andrew Parasiliti, "Leaving Iraq," Survival, 52(5), 2012
Andrew Parasiliti, "After Sanctions, Deter and Engage Iran," Survival, 2010