Josiane Gabel

Josiane Gabel
  • Josiane Gabel is the CSIS vice president for programs and the executive director of the Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy, which is dedicated to examining the unique interaction of history, geography, and strategy. Ms. Gabel’s previous positions at CSIS include director of executive education and fellow in the Defense and National Security Group. From 2010-2012, she was executive officer to the president and CEO of CSIS. She was co-editor of the CSIS “Global Forecast” from 2011 to 2014.

    Prior to joining CSIS, Ms. Gabel was an associate at The Cohen Group, where she consulted for international companies with business in Europe, the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, and served as press assistant to former Secretary of Defense William Cohen. She has done volunteer development work in Tanzania, Cambodia, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, and the Czech Republic. Ms. Gabel holds a M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University.