J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. Esther Brimmer is the J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of International Affairs at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Her career includes serving at the U. S. Department of State three times, most recently as the assistant secretary for international organization affairs from April 2009 to June 2013.
She was deputy director and director of research at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies from 2001 to 2009 and was a member of the faculty. She also taught at the College of Europe in Belgium. From 1995 to 1999, she was a senior associate at the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict. Earlier she served on Capitol Hill as a legislative analyst for the Democratic Study Group in the U. S. House of Representatives