Jeremiah Pam is a research scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies. During 2015-16, Jeremiah S. Pam was in residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership, a program founded in 1931 and based at MIT’s Sloan School of Management for a select group of international mid-career executives. He has previously been a visiting scholar, fellow or visiting lecturer at Columbia Law School, the U.S. Institute of Peace, and Yale Law School. From 2010-2012 he worked for the State Department at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, as the Governance Policy Chief. From 2006-7 he worked for the Treasury Department at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, as the Financial Attaché for Iraq. In 2008 and 2009 he also helped lead strategic assessments of international policies in the Middle East and Central Asia for U.S. civilian and military agencies. Previously, he was an international finance lawyer in New York specializing in advising foreign governments on sovereign debt restructuring during financial crises, and early in his career Pam served for four years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force followed by three months on the U.S. National Security Council staff as part of a graduate internship program.