Peter Clement comes to SIPA from CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence, where he just completed an eight-year tour as Deputy Director for Intelligence for Analytic Programs. He has held a number of senior analytic and management positions, including Director of the Office of Russian and Eurasian Analysis, and CIA’s Russia Issue Manager from 1997 to 2003. Mr. Clement served as the PDB daily briefer for Vice-President Cheney, NSC Adviser Rice and Deputy NSC Adviser Hadley in 2003-2004. He briefly served at the National Security Council as the Director for Russia and later served as the senior CIA representative to the US Mission to the United Nations. Mr. Clement has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2001 and is a longtime member of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies. He has taught Russian history and politics for over 10 years at the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia’s Northern Virginia campus. Mr. Clement has published some 10 journal articles and book chapters on Soviet and Russian foreign policy, Central Asia, and the Cuban missile crisis. Mr. Clement holds a PhD in Russian history and an MA in Modern European history from Michigan State University, and a BA in liberal arts from SUNY-Oswego.